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In-state tourism marketing boost sought

Money to market in-state tourism would increase under a budget proposal filed Monday by Rep. Jayer Williamson, R-Pace. Williamson, who filed 19 separate budget requests on Monday that totaled $26 million, included a proposal for $2 million to assist the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association for its “coordinated marketing, media and events program to promote Florida tourism to residents of the state.”

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By the Numbers: County abortion totals

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban almost all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Florida had a reported 74,868 abortions in 2020. Here are counties that totaled the most abortions last year. The numbers reflect county residents who had abortions, not necessarily the counties where abortions took place.

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