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This Week in Local Government

On Monday, the City of Sarasota will discuss expanding vacation rental regulations, ending the cannabis civil citation program, and providing legal defense expenses to Commissioner Battie over the fallout from a fake-news incident. On Tuesday, there will be a “Ban Bridget” protest before the Sarasota School Board meeting.

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