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2023 Washington DC Advocacy Trip

Posted May 16th, 2023

Mayor Pro-Tem Birdsong, Commissioner Yates, City Manager Stavres, and Director of Public Affairs and Communications Hill traveled to Washington D.C. May 10-12, 2023 to advocate for two, critical local projects.

The team met with staff from Senator Scott, Senator Rubio, and Congressman Webster’s offices. They also had the honor of meeting with Congressman Franklin, Congresswoman Lee, and Congressman Soto.

While there, Mayor Pro-Tem Birdsong and Commissioner Yates had the opportunity to share their goals for the trip and all that makes Winter Haven Exceptionally Local on the 13th & Park podcast.

Listen to the interview:

Read more about the projects: