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Jack Latvala, Larry Ahern trade budget jabs on Twitter

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With 10 days until the scheduled end of the 2017 Legislative Session and no allocations on the desk, it’s fair to say things are getting a little heated in Tallahassee. Case in point: An exchange between Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala and House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Larry Ahern on Twitter over the House’s proposed standard operating, or continuation, budget. As news spread Sunday the House had offered a so-called continuation budget, Latvala, a Clearwater Republican took to Twitter…

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