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2/18/2016 St. Pete News
Congressman Jolly to discuss 2016 legislative priorities with state leaders

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Preston Rudie, Communications Dir.
(727) 418-7722


Congressman Jolly to discuss 2016 legislative priorities with state leaders


Seminole, FL – Congressman David Jolly (FL-13) will travel to Tallahassee later today to meet with state leaders and discuss 2016 legislative priorities.


“Without a strong partnership between state and federal lawmakers, we will not be able to solve the most difficult challenges facing our state.  That is why I want to hear the 2016 legislative priorities from our state leaders in Tallahassee and why I am bringing the concerns that I hear every day from constituents in the Tampa Bay area up to the state’s capital – concerns like protecting homeowners from egregious spikes in flood insurance costs, fighting the rampant spread of citrus greening, partnering with federal agencies to restore our Everglades, combatting the modern day slavery that is human trafficking, and ensuring that our tourism economy remains strong by keeping our beaches clean and our fisheries healthy and open,” Jolly said.


While in Tallahassee, Jolly will meet with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam, Senate President Andy Gardiner (R - Orlando), Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli (R – Merritt Island), Florida Senate President-designate Joe Negron (R – Stuart), Florida House Speaker-designate Richard Corcoran (R - Trinity) and others.


Jolly is now in his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives and serves on the House Appropriations Committee.  He sits on three Appropriations Subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs; the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development; and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science.


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