Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, urges passage of an immigrant tuition bill on the floor of the Florida Senate in 2014 as Senator Joe Negron, R-Stuart, listens. The two men were competing for the Senate presidency in 2017, and Negron prevailed Thursday. He promised Latvala a key position as chairman of appropriations as a consolation prize.
Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, urges passage of an immigrant tuition bill on the floor of the Florida Senate in 2014 as Senator Joe Negron, R-Stuart, listens. The two men were competing for the Senate presidency in 2017, and Negron prevailed Thursday. He promised Latvala a key position as chairman of appropriations as a consolation prize. Scott Keeler AP
Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, urges passage of an immigrant tuition bill on the floor of the Florida Senate in 2014 as Senator Joe Negron, R-Stuart, listens. The two men were competing for the Senate presidency in 2017, and Negron prevailed Thursday. He promised Latvala a key position as chairman of appropriations as a consolation prize. Scott Keeler AP

Stuart Sen. Joe Negron prevails in fight for Florida Senate presidency

November 05, 2015 9:11 PM