• House budget committees continued their budget reduction exercise – a review of how the state budget might be reduced 10% if necessary.
  • Governor Rick Scott toured the state boosting his plan to reduce taxes by $618 million.
  • A bill that would implement Senate President Joe Negron’s plans for Lake Okeechobee was filed.

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