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Issues and Voices that Matter February 9, 2012

David Simmons: Legislative Up-date

David Simmons: Legislative Up-date The 2012 legislative session is moving to conclusion and Senator David Simmons of Seminole and Orange counties reports on the progress of important bills. He comments on education funding, prison privatization, the Seminole expressway authority, and corporate tax breaks. Length: 16:20

Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner


Senator Simmons serves District 22 which is made up of parts of Seminole and Orange County. He is chair of the budget subcommittee for PreK-12 education appropriations and sits on the subcommittee on higher education appropriations His other committee assignments are Agriculture, Judiciary, Reapportionment and Rules subcommittee on Ethics and Elections. He served in the Florida House from 2000 to 2008 and was elected to the Senate in 2010.

The interview with Senator Simmons was conducted by telephone from his office in Tallahassee. The 2012 regular 60 day session is scheduled to end on March 9. You can contact Senator Simmons at his office in Tallahassee at 850 487-5050 or at the district 22 office 407 262-7578 or by e-mail [email protected]

Principal Participants

David Simmons
State senator – district #22/Republican, Florida State Senate


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Extended Interviews

David Simmons, state senator – district #22/Republican, Florida State Senate with Desta Horner

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