On tap in The Capital: Monday, February 18, 2019


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    Legislature:

    RULES COMMITTEE MEETS: The House Rules Committee will meet and consider a series of what are known as “reviser’s” bills. (5 p.m., 404 House Office Building, the Capitol.)

    Also:

    DEMOCRATS DISCUSS PROTECTING VENEZUELANS: U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., will hold a media conference call to discuss efforts to protect Venezuelans in the United States. (9 a.m., media may contact the Florida Democratic Party for call information.)

    WASSERMAN SCHULTZ RIPS EMERGENCY DECLARATION: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., will hold a media briefing to criticize President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to build a border wall. (10 a.m., Wasserman Schultz office, City of Sunrise Utilities Administration Building, 777 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Sunrise.)

    WORKERS’ COMP ISSUES DISCUSSED: The state’s Three-Member Panel, which addresses issues in the workers’ compensation insurance system, will meet. (1 p.m., Larson Building, 200 East Gaines St., Tallahassee.)

    MEDICAID CASELOADS ANALYZED: The Social Services Estimating Conference will analyze caseloads in Medicaid and the KidCare subsidized health-insurance program. (1:30 p.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)

    RUBIO HOLDS ‘MOBILE’ OFFICE HOURS: Staff members for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will hold “mobile” office hours in Hillsborough County. (2 p.m., Old Town Hall, 1002 Cherry Hills Dr., Sun City Center.)

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