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Matt Willhite to forgo final House term, seek Palm Beach County Commission seat

Willhite hopes to succeed District 6 Commissioner Melissa McKinlay, who is facing term limits. Democratic Rep. Matt Willhite plans to step away from the House after three terms and mount a bid for the Palm Beach County Commission. Willhite will make the announcement at a Friday afternoon event with the Palm Beach County Firefighters and Paramedics. That …

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Matt Willhite to forgo final House term, seek Palm Beach County Commission seat

Willhite hopes to succeed District 6 Commissioner Melissa McKinlay, who is facing term limits. Democratic Rep. Matt Willhite plans to step away from the House after three terms and mount a bid for the Palm Beach County Commission. Willhite will make the announcement at a Friday afternoon event with the Palm Beach County Firefighters and Paramedics. That …

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Matt Willhite funding requests include trauma treatment, prison recidivism programs

Willhite is asking for just over $4 million in funding projects for Palm Beach County. Rep. Matt Willhite, a Wellington Democrat, has filed a series of appropriations bills aimed at construction projects, prison reform initiatives and other programs in his South Florida district. Willhite’s House District 86 covers parts of central Palm Beach County including Wellington, …

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Matt Willhite bill urges Congress to fund suicide prevention for veterans

Willhite notes troubling trends in the veteran suicide rate. Rep. Matt Willhite filed a bill Tuesday urging Congress to recognize the veteran suicide epidemic and to fully fund suicide prevention efforts at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill, HM 71, is a memorial bill. If passed, copies of the bill urging action would be delivered to …

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