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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Lakeland
Spouse:  Jonathan "Brad" Burton of Summit, New Jersey
Child(ren):  Chris, Tim, Elizabeth
Grandchild(ren):  Blake, June
Education:  California State University, Sacramento, BS, Public Administration, 1980
Born:  April 19, Heidelberg, Germany
Moved to Florida:  1987
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic
Recreational Interest:  spending time with family, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014, reelected subsequently
Health Quality Subcommittee, Chair, 2018-2020
Chief Deputy Whip 2016-2018 (8-17-2017 to 11-6-2018)
Majority Deputy Whip 2016-2018 (11-9-2016 to 8-17-2017)
Deputy Majority Whip 2014-2016


Catholic Charities of Central Florida, West Central Area Advisory Board
United Way of Central Florida Community Impact Cabinet
Volunteers in Service to the Elderly Board of Directors
Central Florida Development Council Board of Directors, past member
Polk County Workforce Development Board, past member
Republican Women's Club of Lakeland, Federated, past President
Part of Polk

Date Proposed Bill Title
Sponsored Bills Policy Area
Date Sponsored Date Proposed Bill Title
Cosponsored Bills Policy Area
Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Representative 40 House Tallahassee
Introduced House
Passed House
Introduced Senate
Passed Senate
To President
Became Law
Vote Date Vote Bill Title
Name Position Date Joined Branch
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
Capitol (850) 717-5040
District (863) 413-2640