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Baxter Troutman

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Baxter Troutman
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Florida House of Representatives District 66
Former member
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Businessman
Baxter Troutman was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 66th District from 2002-2010.

Due to Florida term limits, Troutman could not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.[1]

Troutman currently works as a Citrus Grower, Director of Alico, Incorporated, and Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Florida Labor Solutions, Incorporated.

He is a member of the American Staffing Association, Florida Cattleman's Association, Florida Citrus Mutual, Florida Staffing Association, Highlands County Citrus Growers Association, National Wild Turkey Federation, and the Polk County Farm Bureau Board of Directors.[2]

Issue positions

Troutman did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[3]

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Troutman's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1381 - "Charter Schools Capital Outlay Funding: Revises charter school eligibility requirements for receipt of capital outlay funding."
  • HB 1423 - "Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Increases certain vehicle title certificate & license plate fees; revises basis & specified penalties for certain BUI violations; revises vessel operation & identification card requirements; repeals & revises provisions relating to regulation of vessels & imposition of certain vessel fees by municipalities & counties"
  • HB 7151 - "Small Employer Group Health Insurance: Provides for special election period for continuation of coverage under group health plans for specified qualified beneficiaries; provides carrier notification requirements; provides for effectiveness of such coverage"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2008

In 2008, Troutman won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 66th District. Troutman ran unopposed in the election. He raised $8,515 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

Below are Troutman's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
FL Dental Assoc O $665
Diageo $500
Asurion Insurance Services $500
AT&T $500
Axcess Financial Group $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 66
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Ben Albritton