On Tap in the Capital: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
ON TAP IN THE CAPITAL: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017
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BEAN SPEAKS TO BUSINESS GROUP: Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, is scheduled to speak to the Downtown Business Professional Group. (7 a.m., The River Club, 1 Independent Dr., Jacksonville.)

ELECTIONS COMMISSION MEETS: The Florida Elections Commission is scheduled to meet. (8:30 a.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS: The State Board of Education will take up a series of issues, including “turnaround option plans” for schools in Bradford, Duval and Escambia counties. (9 a.m., Lake-Sumter State College, Everett A. Kelly Convocation Center, 9501 U.S. 441, Leesburg.)

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AT ISSUE: The Executive Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission will take up a proposal (P68) that would revamp the duties of the state chief financial officer. (9 a.m., 401 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)

TRANSPORTATION PANEL MEETS: The state Task Force on Transportation Disadvantaged is scheduled to meet. Participants will include Barbara Palmer, director of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. (9 a.m., Cabinet meeting room, the Capitol.)

POVERTY AND PROSPERITY AT ISSUE: The Florida Chamber Foundation will hold the “Less Poverty, Through More Prosperity Summit,” with speakers expected to include Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, former House Speaker Will Weatherford and Michelle Dennard, president and CEO of CareerSource Florida. (10 a.m., Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel, 200 North Ashley Dr., Tampa.)

PENSACOLA COLLEGE TRUSTEES MEET: The Pensacola State College Board of Trustees is scheduled to hold a retreat, followed by a board meeting. (Retreat at 10 a.m., with board meeting at 5 p.m., Pensacola State College, South Santa Rosa Center, 5075 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze.)

ALBRITTON SPEAKS AT TIGER BAY: State Rep. Ben Albritton, R-Wauchula, is scheduled to speak to the Tiger Bay Club of Polk County. (11:30 a.m., Bartow Civic Center, 2250 South Floral Ave., Bartow.)

JUDICIAL TERMS CONSIDERED: The Judicial Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission will take up proposals that would increase the mandatory retirement age for judges to 75, up from the current 70. (1 p.m., 301 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)

E-VERIFY ON TABLE: The General Provisions Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission will consider a series of proposals, including a measure (P29) that would require Florida businesses to use the federal E-verify system to prevent the hiring of undocumented immigrants. (1:30 p.m., 401 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)

SCOTT DISCUSSES SCHOOL FUNDING: Gov. Rick Scott will hold a news conference in Osceola County to discuss his proposed education budget. (2 p.m., Kissimmee Elementary School, 3700 West Donegan Ave., Kissimmee.)

UNF TRUSTEES TAKE UP BARGAINING AGREEMENT: The University of North Florida Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting to discuss a collective-bargaining agreement with the Police Benevolent Association. (2 p.m., University of North Florida, J.J. Daniel Hall, Jacksonville.)

NORTHWEST FLORIDA COLLEGE TRUSTEES MEET: The Northwest Florida State College Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet. (4:30 p.m., Northwest Florida State College, Niceville Campus, Student Services Center, 100 College Blvd., Niceville.)

HOUSE CANDIDATE SPEAKS TO DEMOCRATS: Jason Montgomery, a candidate in Polk County's House District 40, is expected to speak to the Rainbow Ridge LGBTA Democratic Caucus of Polk County. (6:30 p.m., West Caribbean Cuban Restaurant, 2215 South Combee Road, Lakeland.)

11/28/2017

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