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After resignation, most of Frank Artiles' pending bills were withdrawn



The majority of former Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles’ legislative agenda was killed Monday, because few other senators wanted to keep advocating for his bills in the five remaining days of the 2017 session.

After Artiles abruptly resigned from the Senate on April 21 in the wake of scandal, his 36 bills fell to his co-sponsors for them to handle, if they chose to.

Only five senators did that — salvaging only 11 of those bills.

Full details here.

*This post has been updated.

Photo credit: Tampa Bay Times