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House budget chief Travis Cummings optimistic about Ron DeSantis era

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online For a second straight Legislative session, a Clay County Republican will be key to the budget process. Just as Sen. Rob Bradley chaired Senate Appropriations in 2018, chairing the powerful House Appropriations Committee is state Republican Rep. Travis Cummings of Orange Park. Cummings replaces former House budget chair Carlos Trujillo, who left the Legislature after being

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Florida Representative Travis Cummings Receives 2018 Hospice Champion Award

Benzinga Click Here to Read Online JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association presented Rep. Travis Cummings (R), Orange Park the “2018 Hospice Champion Award” on August 23rd. The “Hospice Champion” Award is granted to those who display dedication to public service in assuring access to quality hospice care for Floridians and their loved ones. Rep.

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$4.5 million to tackle harmful algae

Clay Today Click Here to Read Online ORANGE PARK – A $4.5 million project to reduce the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and algal blooms in Doctors Lake will soon get underway with multiple agencies involved. Sen. Rob Bradley and Rep. Travis Cummings Bradley joined Ann Shortelle, executive director of the St. Johns River Water Management

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Rob Bradley, Travis Cummings endorse Ron DeSantis ahead of Jacksonville debate

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online In a sign of the changing times in the Republican gubernatorial race, state Sen. Rob Bradley and state Rep. Travis Cummings on Wednesday endorsed U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis for Governor. These endorsements, rolled out hours before DeSantis debates Adam Putnam in Jacksonville, show the powerful Clay County Republicans breaking with many Jacksonville elected officials and Republican activists,

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House health panel prepares hurricane proposals

News4Jax Click Here to Read Online TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Look for the House Health & Human Services Committee to roll out a bill Thursday on hurricane-related health care and social service issues. Committee Chairman Rep. Travis Cummings, R-Orange Park, told The News Service of Florida that it is the first of two hurricane-related bills that will

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Clay County legislators discuss Session, Jax pension tax bill

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online Clay County’s legislative delegation contains just three people: Sen. Rob Bradley and Reps. Travis Cummings and Charles Van Zant. At a Clay County Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Orange Park Tuesday, the three men celebrated successes across the board, both in terms of their performance during the Session and the county’s emergence as a force

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Travis Cummings endorses Jason Fischer for HD 16 GOP race

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online. A big endorsement for House District 16 Republican candidate Jason Fischer, a member of the Duval County School Board, came through Monday, from Rep. Travis Cummings. “I am proud to support Jason Fischer because we need more principled conservatives in Tallahassee,” Cummings said in a statement from the Fischer campaign.

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Jax pension tax bill passes 2nd major House hurdle

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online The Florida House held a second reading Tuesday of Jacksonville’s “pension tax” bill, which would facilitate a referendum to extend the current half-cent sales tax 30 years and devote it to paying off Jacksonville’s $2.6 billion of unfunded pension liability. The debate before the full House went well.

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