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What To Watch In 2021 Legislative Session: Policy Debates, Key Lawmakers And Dates

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TALLAHASSEE

Every year, Florida lawmakers gather in Tallahassee to debate state policy, amend existing laws and pass new ones, and put together a state budget. This year will be no different, though the COVID-19 pandemic will be looming large over all of these discussions.

All of this gets done during a 60-day legislative session, which starts on March 2.

Lawmakers, however, have been holding committee meetings and voting on measures since November. So, a view of the issues gnawing at lawmakers and Gov. Ron DeSantis has already emerged. And the Republican majority in the Legislature will have better chances at passing its priorities, after increasing its numbers this past election cycle.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.