• A review of the first week of the 2017 Legislative Session, including progress for the Senate President’s higher education and Lake Okeechobee priorities.
  • The full House approved a bill that would eliminate Enterprise Florida and another that would revamp Visit Florida.
  • Lawmakers in the House and Senate reviewed ways the state budget might be reduced.

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