• At the Associated Press pre-session briefing at the State Capitol, Governor Rick Scott discussed highlights of his budget proposal, and said there is plenty of money to cover the state’s basic budget needs.
  • House and Senate leaders discussed sexual harassment issues and policy in the Legislature.
  • The Department of Environmental Protection announced that Eric Draper, Executive Director of Audubon Florida, will take over leadership of the state park system on November 28.

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