In Florida, CCW permits are in the hands of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. They do this to ensure that the process is under supervision by officials who are responsible by voters. However, this could soon change now. Now that Democrat Nikki Fried is Agriculture Commissioner in the state. Democrat and Republican politicians in the state both want to move the concealed carry permit program to another department; however, the question of which department the program should be moved to is a controversial one that could affect the fortunes of nearly 2 million concealed carry permit holders in the Sunshine State.