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Possibility of Irma Special Session in Florida

Taylor Hillman Florida, Weather

Saying Hurricane Irma’s “impacts will be devastating and the recovery efforts will be considerable,” Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran sent an email to House members last Friday raising the possibility of a post-storm special session. According to a story from the News Service of Florida, Corcoran said in the email, “In the weeks following Irma, should any recovery efforts require …

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Florida Lawmakers Continue to Work on Budget

Dan Industry News Release, Legislative

The Florida Legislative Special Session continues today in Tallahassee. In action taking place this week, the Florida Senate did vote to override vetoes of some $75 million in higher-education projects. A group of Florida 4-H youth and supporters were at the state capitol Wednesday hoping to encourage lawmakers to override Governor Scott’s veto of Florida 4-H funding. The Governor’s veto …