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Senate passes bill to ease Astros, Nationals path to West Palm Beach for spring training

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The Senate has passed a Palm Beach County local bill — HB 1213 sponsored by state Rep. Lori Berman — that serves as a key component of a multi-layered arrangement between state and local governments in their quest to land the spring training operations of the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. Back in February we reported on how the Nats inked an advocacy deal with uber lobbyist Brian Ballard, who has deep ties to the area. Both…

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