Category Archives: Brevard County

Senate Committee Hears Update on Florida’s Hemp Program and How FWC Spends $49.95 Million on Invasive Species

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government met on February 16, 2021. The committee received an update on Florida’s Hemp Program from Holly Bell, Director of Cannabis for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs (FDACS). Ms. Bell said that Florida’s program has become a model program for…

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Reps. Maggard, Plascencia, Hunschofsky Bills Pass Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Environment, Agriculture, and Flooding Subcommittee voted on three bills during its February 16, 2021 meeting. The committee first voted on House Bill 169 (HB 169) – Purchase of Commodities and Services by the Water Management Districts, presented by Representative Tobin Overdorf for Representative Randall Maggard, (R-38), who was unable to…

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