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Rick Scott to hold State of the State reception on Monday

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On the eve of the 2015 legislative session, Gov. Rick and First Lady Ann Scott will host a State of the State Reception at the Governor’s Mansion.

Scott gives his annual address to the joint chamber of the Florida Legislature to open the 2015 session the following day.

The reception begins Monday at 6 p.m. and concludes at 7:30 p.m. Dress is business attire. The Governor’s Mansion is at 700 North Adams Street in Tallahassee.

Although there is no charge to attend, Scott’s office reminds guests who are required under lobbying or gift laws to pay for food or beverage consumed at the reception that there are costs associated with the event. Payment is $25 per guest.

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