Friday’s legislative agenda is a quiet end to a hectic week

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After a hectic week of committees and budget deliberations, the House meets for a morning session on Friday, with only one House committee meeting.

9 a.m.:

The House will meet in a morning session.

The House Education Appropriations Subcommittee meets in Morris Hall, Room 17 of the House Office building to consider PCB EDAS 14-03 — Educational Choice.

Elsewhere in Florida:

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the South West Florida Regional Planning Council hold a symposium on brownfields economic enrichment from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Fort Meyers. Registration is here

The University Of Florida Board Of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. in Emerson Alumni Hall, University of Florida in Gainesville. The trustees will hold a strategic discussion by the university president and then hold the regular board meeting.

At 10 a.m., the state Department of Economic Opportunity expects to release February unemployment numbers.

The Agency for Health Care Administration’s Pharmaceutical & Therapeutics Committee meets at 1 p.m. at the Tampa Airport Marriott in Tampa International Airport for recommendations on a Medicaid preferred-drug list.


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