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State Rep. Seth McKeel was named chairman of the Florida House Appropriations Committee following a re-election victory November 6. Speaker Designate Will Weatherford Released the following. MEMORANDUM To: Members of the Florida House of Representatives From: Will Weatherford, Speaker-designate Date: October 9, 2012 Re: Appropriations Chairman It is hard to believe that it has been more than six [...]
This Session my colleagues and I were presented with the difficult task of creating a balanced budget while facing a $1.8 Billion shortfall. Unlike the Federal Government, the Florida Legislature is Constitutionally obligated to pass a balanced budget. Thankfully this year the shortfall was smaller compared to the shortfall of $4.6 Billion that we faced [...]
My commitment to provide all students in Florida the opportunity to earn a world-class education did not waver during the difficult economic times facing our state. I am proud that we continue to place a high priority on education, and increased PreK-12 education funding by $1.1 billion this year. This was one of the Governor’s [...]
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