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Williamson gets key chairmanship

Florida Speaker of the House Chris Sprowls has appointed Rep. Jayer Williamson (District 3) as chairman of the Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee to help…

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Williamson seeks $85 million for hurricane victims

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Repairs to the Mexico Beach pier and Florida State University, after damage in Hurricane Michael,…

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Williamson files for 2020

The News Service of Florida reports House Rep. Jayer Williamson, R-Pace, has taken the first formal step toward running again in 2020. He opened a…

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Williamson picks up opponent, see who else has qualified

From The News Service of Florida: It appears Rep. Jayer Williamson, R-Pace, won’t receive a free pass back to the Florida House. Bobbi Sue Osborne,…

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‘Bo’s Bridge’ plan moves forward

The state would have the option of acquiring the Garcon Point Bridge near Pensacola under a bill (HB 1281) approved Tuesday in a 13-1 vote…

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Lawmakers grapple with ‘Bo’s Bridge’

By Lloyd Dunkelberger NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers are looking to salvage a fiscally failed project known as “Bo’s Bridge” near Pensacola….

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Bill could create ‘Senator Greg Evers Memorial Highway’

The News Service of Florida reports that Rep. Jayer Williamson (R-Pace) has filed a bill to name a 13-mile stretch of State Road 4, a…

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Escambia lawmakers given low C’s and a high D in Sunshine Scorecard report

The Florida First Amendment Foundation graded Florida lawmakers on their support for open government. Escambia County’s three didn’t fare so well. State Sen. Doug Broxson…

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Ryan Wiggins on 2017 legislative session [podcast]

Ryan Wiggins of Full Contact Strategies offers her take on the 2017 Florida Legislative Session. She offers praise for the efforts of Representatives Clay Ingram,…

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