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Helena gathers top stories of the week for our readers to review.

Helena gathers top stories of the week for our readers to review.

Uh oh: Florida lawmakers’ special session in jeopardy before it even begins

 

Oh Dear!!”A special session of the Legislature, intended to finalize a deal inked behind closed doors last week on education and economic development, is falling apart before it even begins.Gov. Scott called state lawmakers back to Tallahassee for three days starting today with orders to do three things: boost spending per student in K-12 education; fund the state’s tourism agency, Visit Fl; and create a new economic development fund Scott can use to lure businesses.But by Tuesday, the consensus collapsed, as Senate President Negron called for lawmakers to address hospital funding and override some …
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