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Posts Tagged ‘ Florida Legislature ’

Plakon: Capitol Wrap-up

June 13, 2011
Plakon: Capitol Wrap-up

The 2011 session of the Florida Legislature adjourned at 3am on May 7, 2011 after 1443 hours of floor debate.   On this podcast, Representative Scott Plakon (R- District 37) represents Seminole County and gives his perspective on the actions taken by the legislature.  He speaks about the budget cuts, new laws he supported...
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2011 Florida Legislative Mid-Session Update

April 16, 2011
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The Florida Legislature is half way through the 2011 legislative session.   Hear an update on the progress of the session from four members of the Seminole County legislative delegation on the critical issues facing lawmakers as they struggle to close a $4 billion budget shortfall.   Senator David Simmons (R/Dist. #22) comments on education...
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Run Up: Florida Legislature 2011

February 15, 2011
Run Up: Legislature 2011 (photo David Siqueira)

The Florida Legislature convenes on Tuesday, March 8 for a 60-day period in the state capitol of Tallahassee.  Legislators are gearing up to address the culture of a new governor and a $3.6 billion dollar anticipated shortfall in state revenue for the coming fiscal year. Hear State Senator David Simmons offers his view on...
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2010 Florida Legislative Session Review

July 7, 2010
2010 Florida Legislative Session Review

Now on-line at Heard in Central Florida, hear an assessment of the effectiveness of the recently adjourned 2010 session of the Florida legislature from the perspectives of three local subject matter experts.
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