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Senate committee supports bill to move up 2012 legislative session

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Florida’s Senate Reapportionment committee unanimously agreed Tuesday to support a bill (which I track with LobbyTools) by Sen. Joe Negron, to move up the start of the 2012 legislative session to accommodate the once-a-decade redistricting process. The reason to start the 60-day session in January rather than in March when the state lawmakers normally begin the session is to give state and federal officials time to review any changes made to the state and federal district lines, Negron said. “This…

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