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What the drop of the hanky means for Florida's legislative session

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What the drop of the hanky means for Florida's legislative session
What the drop of the hanky means for Florida's legislative session
The tradition signifies the end of Florida's legislative session.

State.IN FORT MYERS CHRISTINA EVANSFOX 4SOME THINGS IN POLITICS MAY SEEMTRIVIAL, BUT ACTUALLY HOLD AMUCH LARGER MEANING THAN YOU’DTHINK.FOR EXAMPLE... THE DROP OF AHANKY.THIS HANKY DROP SIGNIFIES THETRADITIONAL END OF FLORDIA’SLEGISLATIVE SESSION.OVER 60-DAYS, LAWMAKERS TURNED31-HUNDRED BILLS INTO TWOHUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE.MOST ARE NOW AWAITING THEGOVERNOR’S SIGNATURE.THE G-O-P MAJORITY PUSHEDTHROUGH SOME MAJOR ANDCONTROVERSIAL POLICIES...LIKE COVID LIABILITY PROTECTIONS-- FOREIGN INFLUENCE LIMITS -- ATRANS ATHLETE BAN -- DROPBOX ANDMAIL-IN VOTING REFORMS -- ANDTHE "ANTI-RIOT" BILL.REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS WEREMIXED ON THE RESULT.(Sen.

Wilton Simpson, (R)Senate President) "I believethis session, we have created aframework that will benefit ourstate for generations to comeand the best days for Floridaare ahead." (Rep.

MicheleRayner, (D) St.Petersburg) "Where are ourpriorities?

Once again, we haveto make sure that Florida worksfor everybody, regardless ofwhat letter is by your name.Regardless of what you look likeor how much money is in youraccount." (18 secs)FLORIDA’S LEGISLATIVE BLACKCAUCUS WAS ABLE TO APPROVE APOLICE REFORM PACKAGE TOSTRENGTHEN USE-OF-FORCE TRAININGAND LIMIT TECHNIQUES LIKECHOKEHOLDS.A MORE THAN ONE-HUNDRED-BIL