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Legislature issues call for third special Session of 2016

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Legislative staff announced on Monday afternoon the proclamation that officially sets up the third special Session of 2016. Lawmakers will meet in Tallahassee beginning at 12 p.m. Monday on October 19 to revise the state’s Senate districts pursuant to a related Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Legislature’s congressional boundary lines back in July. Legislative leaders emphasized the Sunshine provisions the Supreme Court issued in that case, which chided lawmakers for their sloppy maintenance of records and correspondence. “Accordingly,…

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