We now know what former Florida House Speaker Allan Bense was hospitalized for earlier this week.
Bense's wife, Toni, sent out a statement today saying Bense continues to improve each day, and that their family has been overwhelmed. but the support and prayers they've received.
Speaker Bense has been diagnosed with Guillain-Garre Syndrome, an extremely rare condition affecting the peripheral nervous system.
His doctors at Shands Hospital in Gainesville expect him to fully recover.
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