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No rest for the weary: 2016 legislative committee meeting schedule announced

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No rest for the weary Florida lawmaker. Make that about 80 days of rest. Even as the Sine Die hanky fell on the 2015A Special Legislative Session, and ink dries on a $79 billion budget sitting on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk, plans for next year’s session are already well under way. A joint memo released Friday from Senate President Andy Gardiner and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli announced preparations for the 2016 Regular Legislative Session, with a schedule of interim committee…

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