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Bowen, Hasner promoted



Rep. Dennis Baxley, who lost a close race for state Senate, is back in town tomorrow for the special session. But his imminent retirement has created a leadership vacancy. On Monday, House Speaker Marco Rubio named Rep. Marty Bowen as Speaker Pro Tempore.

Rep. Adam Hasner moves up to majority leader, the position formerly held by Bowen.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:27pm]


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