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Associated Press announces pre-session meeting lineup

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The Associated Press’ annual pre-Legislative Session planning meeting and preview will be Nov. 2, with Gov. Rick Scott again the lead speaker, the news service announced Friday.

Scott has used the meeting to release his yearly proposed state budget.

Other speakers who have confirmed their attendance are, in order:

— Senate President Joe Negron, a Stuart Republican.

— Agriculture Commissioner and Republican candidate for governor Adam Putnam of Bartow.

— Winter Park businessman and Democratic candidate for governor Chris King.

— House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz of Tampa.

— Republican House Speaker Richard Corcoran of Land O’ Lakes.

— Senate Appropriations Chairman and Republican candidate for governor Jack Latvala of Clearwater.

— Former Tallahassee congresswoman and Democratic candidate for governor Gwen Graham.

— Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum.

— Senate Democratic Leader Oscar Braynon II of Miami Gardens.

The meeting will be held on the 22nd floor of the Capitol.

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