Tag: committee weeks
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Staff ReportsOctober 3, 2018

State lawmakers will head back to Tallahassee in early December for preliminary meetings for the 2019 Legislative Session. Memos released Wednesday outlined the committee week schedule, starting with Organization Session the week of Thanksgiving, on Nov. 20. Among other things, that’s when Senate President Joe Negron will pass the gavel to Senate President-designate Bill Galvano, […]

Ana CeballosDecember 11, 2017

If Chris King becomes governor, he wants committee weeks to be held throughout the state — and not exclusively at the Capitol. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate says he will champion legislation that would mandate committee weeks be held in “as many regions as possible” across the state to give constituents better access to state government. […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma didn’t just rain on Florida’s agriculture industry – it poured. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) painted a bleak picture for Florida crops in a Tuesday presentation to the House Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee. Irma caused an estimated $2.5 billion in damage. Grace Lovett, FDACS’ legislative affairs director, said the damage was […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 11, 2017

In Florida, there’s currently no uniform way for veterans to prove their former military service. But after today, state lawmakers are one step closer to changing that. HB 107 cleared the Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs House Subcommittee unanimously Tuesday. The bill, if implemented into law, would require the Department of Highway Safety and Motor […]


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