Rep Christine Hunschofsky
State Rep. Christine Hunschofsky

From State Rep Christine Hunschofsky:

The beginning of March is significant as a legislator, as it reminds me that we are in our final weeks of the regularly scheduled 2022 Florida Legislative Session, which ends March 11, 2022.

These last few weeks are critical for us to safeguard our appropriation requests and legislation we sponsor, ensuring it continues to move through the process. Once session is adjourned and the gavel is sounded, everything that is passed gets sent to the Governor, at which time he has the option to approve or veto appropriations and legislation.

After session, I enjoy being back home in the district so I can update everyone on our progress. In the meantime, I will continue to advocate for the priorities that are important to you. Thank you to everyone who filled out our pre-session survey and who contacted my office on legislation. I appreciate your input!

March is Women’s History Month. For me, there is personal significance in spotlighting Women’s History Month by recognizing and celebrating the contributions women have made to our country and history.

Our office is once again holding a Women’s History essay contest for students in grades K-12 in District 96. To participate, please send us your essay of 500 words or less about a woman who you look up to or who you feel has made a positive contribution to our society. We want to know why this woman is special to you. It could be someone from history or someone you know today. Email us the essay to Brianna.schofield@myfloridahouse.gov with “Essay Contest” in the subject line. Please include your name, email, and phone number. The deadline to submit an essay is March 20. We will have three winners from grades K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

As a Boston native of Irish descent and a former Irish step dancer, I would be remiss in not wishing a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all who celebrate. I am looking forward to hearing some Irish music and enjoying some shepherd’s pie at Runyon’s for their annual St. Paddy’s Day celebration on March 17. 

March also includes daylight savings time. This is a great opportunity to change our smoke detector batteries. It is also the start of spring, and that means Spring Break. So, to all the students, families, and teachers, I wish you a nice and relaxing Spring Break.

Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to serve you in the Florida House. My office is here to help wherever we can, so please reach out at 954-956-5600 or HDIST096@myfloridahouse.gov with any questions or concerns you may have. Our office will have upcoming town halls and updates on the legislative session. You can email us at HDIST096@myfloridahouse.gov to be added to our email list for newsletters and other updates.

Additionally, you can follow my updates on social media on Facebook at @RepChrisineHunschofsky and on Twitter at @chunschofsky. As always, I look forward to hearing from you!

Christine Hunschofsky

District 96 includes Coconut Creek, Parkland, Margate, and a portion of Coral Springs.

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