The Associated Press will hold its annual legislative planning session on Wednesday, Jan. 30, on the 22nd floor of the Florida Capitol. It is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis, Senate President Bill Galvano, House Speaker Jose Oliva, Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson, House Democratic Leader Kionne McGhee, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Agriculture Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried and Attorney General-elect Ashley Moody have been invited.
Coffee will be served in the morning and lunch will be provided.
The Doubletree Hotel in downtown Tallahassee is offering a group rate of $129 for the nights Jan. 28 -31. To make reservation, call 877- 800-2652 and reference group code APR or mention Associated Press. Online reservations can be made here . The deadline to reserve rooms at this rate is Jan. 4.
Member editors and reporters planning to attend the meeting should contact AP Tallahassee correspondent Brendan Farrington at 850-591-5805 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Legislature’s 2019 session will start March 5.