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Andrew Gillum enlists allies in ‘Campaign to Defend Local Solutions’

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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum continued his “Campaign to Defend Local Solutions” Friday, marshaling support from consumer, environmental, and anti-poverty organizations against proposed legislation that would block local business and professional regulations absent express permission from the Legislature. “We would like to work with our colleagues across the street in standing up for local democracy,” Gillum said during a news conference outside Tallahassee City Hall, which stands catacorner from the state Capitol. “It’s consistent with the governing party’s philosophy that decisions are best when…

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