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Rick Scott signs Ag Department changes into law

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Florida said hello to its new official state honey – tupelo, of course – when Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill to make myriad tweaks to the state’s Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services on Wednesday. HB 7007, which originated in the House sponsored by Rep. Jake Raburn and the Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee, is an omnibus package that makes more than a dozen changes to state law regarding the Ag Department. Besides elevating tupelo honey to the level of official…

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