Title: Fulford Likes House Maverick Role
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Title: Fulford Likes House Maverick Role
Alternate Title: Newspaper article in Sentinel Star of Orlando, by Julie Wilson. "Fulford Likes House Maverick Role."
Physical Description: 1p.
Language: English
Creator: Wilson, Julie ( Author )
Publication Date: May 16, 1976
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
General Note: Box 3, Folder 3D ( LEGISLATION - BOX 3, FOLDER 3 ), Item 117
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00051498
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
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By JULIE WILSON An aisle seat means clout with and killed a local bill sponsored ^-------s for votin g aganthsloprt
Sentinel Star Staff the speaker of the house. Clout by the Republicans. be^ntinet bitar* income tax, adItl i
TALLAHASSEE Rep. Wil- with the speaker translates into "They know I can hang up bills, OtlUrlano Florida wasn't elected orpeethmi
liam.ir uliord, D-Orlando, is easy power-' so they leave me alone," Fulford ^ radFoiarepresent my pol akhm.
to snrot in the house of represen- AND POWER, good friends, is said with a characteristic half -. *' \Fulford said.
taiive!, even though he is seated cyaubehn imnsb rin. "(And I leave them alone." ''Since speale ukrhsbe
or 4 second to the back row with ruis in th opratos of the THERE ARE now two more designate tosre l
-m.Oan onylgsaos legislative process. Democrats, since the election of h happen in t ^ p
Fult -ord. 52. is the one wearing Fulford has steadily climbed Rep. Dick Batchelor of Orlando in hope to co2, ^ ^ ^^tip np
somethim, like a green plaid the power ropes since his election 1974 and the defection from the 1 ^ (.; T ouchrasuie t
sports coat, canary yellow trous- to the house in 1966. Republican Party by Harvey Fl K J1 Ar..t ,d it~trso ii
ers and white loafers- For years he was the lone Matthews of Orlando'last year. ; 1dh r \T idie
He.'s also easy to spot because Democrat in an all-Republican Still, Fulford remains a maver- 3-B and y q r
h-, slis on the aisle, and that's delegation. Fulford said he was ick within the delegation and he's Suni., May 16, looks1. aheadit h ni~n
probabkiv the most important treated a little bit like a poor happy with the title. 1 976 ye/__ars.loce oow
tnmn^ an observer should know. relation, until he stood up one day His relationship with the house \
------------------------------power structure is different. --REPS. HYAT rwDDy
Fulford is part of speaker house and senate on key pieces of tona Beach, adJh obs
Donald Tucker's team as chair- lega 1islation, Fulford can expect to D-Jacksonvi~llhv led
: ~~man of the natural resources sit on at least one of -those. been collectingcmimet o
c o m m i ttee. The chairmanship Even in the power structure, the 1978 speakrhp e.AH
give .s him seats on the powerful though, Fulford doesn't waver "Gus" CraigDS.Agsie
appropriations and rules comn- from a staunchly conservative also reportedly akr o h
mittees. stance. When Tucker put his full top job. Fullodcudepc o
HENT NYhod if prestige behind the Equal Rights fit in better o ri emta
dahE powe over alld nifoneno Amendment last year, Fulford one formedbyetrFoesr
deah owe oer llenvrome- di no hesitate to vote against it. Brown.
tal and conservation lecyistlation, eedn o h pae
but as a member of appropriations I VOTE THE way I think my issue turns ot ufr ash
and rules committees he is in a constituents would like, and the poal ol*ntse nt-?

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