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Fla. House GOP releases new conference rules

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Ray Rodrigues

The Florida House of Representatives’ new Republican Conference Rules should “end divisive intraparty races for leadership positions,” incoming Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues said Monday. The new rules, which govern only the chamber’s GOP members, include a change that members must “serve at least one full session before directly or indirectly soliciting pledges of support,” Rodrigues said in a statement. The rules are expected to be approved at a GOP Conference meeting next Monday, the day before the 2016 Organization Session. Speaker-designate Richard…

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