Representative Halsey Beshears

Beshears (left) and Montford at the Wakulla County Commission Chambers.
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Wakulla County Commissioner Chuck Hess wants the state to purchase Camp Indian Springs.  One state lawmaker is proposing a novel funding source.

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A Florida lawmaker has filed a measure aimed at making it easier for a person to end their marriage if they’re in an abusive relationship.

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Governor Rick Scott approved a slew of claims bills, including one that now fully compensates a local man for severe injuries he got years ago when he was run over by a garbage truck.

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An effort to fully compensate a local man for severe injuries he suffered in a bicycle accident years ago is now before Governor Rick Scott.

As the 2015 Legislative session quickly approaches, local lawmakers are asking constituents for their thoughts throughout the week. Wakulla County legislative delegation met Tuesday.

Sen. Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee) and Rep. Halsey Beshears (R-Monticello) led Tuesday’s Wakulla County legislative delegation meeting. Montford says education popped up among the biggest concerns.

Campaign finance reports for the third quarter of 2013 are in and two local candidates raked in big bucks for their upcoming reelection campaigns.

Tallahassee Democratic Representative Alan Williams may still be deciding whether to stay in the Florida House or run for a local seat, but he added another $10,000 to his war chest between July and the end of September.