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Denise Grimsley, Kelli Stargel ask Joe Negron to support veto overrides of 2 budget line items

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Two senators have asked Senate President Joe Negron to support expanding the call for a special session to override two line-item vetoes. Sens. Denise Grimsley and Kelli Stargel sent a letter to Negron on Wednesday asking for his “assistant and support in expanding the call for Special Session 2017-A to include the veto override of two budget line items.” Grimsley and Stargel have asked for Negron’s support to override Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of $3 million for Polk State College…

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Dena DeCamp elected Florida Republican Women president

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Amid a weekend of candidates, policy discussions and a closer role with the state Republican Party, delegates to the Florida Federation of Republican Women Convention in Orlando elected Dena DeCamp of Lakeland as their new president Saturday. She was first vice president of the state federation, President of the Republican Women’s Club of Lakeland and is a former vice chair of the Polk County Republican Executive Committee. Former state Rep. Deborah Tamargo, who chairs of the Hillsborough County Republican Executive Committee, was…

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