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Senate Committee moves bill that would boost employment for persons with disabilities

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A bill aimed at enhancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities passed a committee hearing Tuesday paving the way for a framework to meet benchmarks for employment outcomes. The Senate Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability introduced Senate Proposed Bill 7010, Individuals with Disabilities. “Our goal is to make sure all Floridians have a pathway to employment and economic independence and state government should lead by example,” Senate President Andy Gardiner said. “This critical legislation incorporates the work of Governor…

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