Manatee legislative delegation to meet Friday

BRADENTON — The annual meeting of the Manatee County Legislative Delegation is set for 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Meals on Wheels Plus, Renaissance on 9th Center, 1816 Ninth St. West, Bradenton.

The delegation will hear presentations on proposed local bills, general presentations, and constituent issues. The delegation will not be receiving or hearing any budget requests as directed by the Senate president.

For additional information or for those seeking to be placed on the delegation agenda, call Margaret Clark at 727-6349 or by e-mail at

Forms requesting to speak will be available at the meeting.

The delegation includes Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton; chairman; senators Nancy C. Detert, R-Sarasota,and Arthenia L. Joyner, D-Tampa; and representatives Ron Reagan, R-Bradenton, Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, Keith Fitzgerald, D-Sarasota, and Darryl Ervin Rouson, D-St. Petersburg.

Contact information for all members can be found at