Via Post on Politics:

Senate President Jeff Atwater, R-North Palm Beach, just sent a letter to House Speaker Larry Cretul, R-Ocala, asking him to agree to a special session after the Aug. 24 primary that would allow lawmakers to address issues related directly to the oil spill.

Lawmakers will be in Tallahassee next week for a special session to debate whether to place a constitutional amendment banning offshore oil drilling in Florida waters.

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