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Florida Realtors® Name Rep. Randy Johnson As 2005 Legislator of Year Co-Recipient
ORLANDO, Fla., October 2005 -- The Florida Association of Realtors® (FAR), has named Representative Randy Johnson (R-Celebration), as a co-recipient of its 2005 Legislator of the Year award in the Florida House. Representative Ellyn Bogdanoff (R-Fort Lauderdale) also was recognized by FAR as a co-recipient of its Legislator of the Year award in the state House.
2005 FAR President Frank Kowalski said, "FAR recognizes Rep. Johnson for his work on growth management issues and his ongoing efforts to advance legislation that will better serve Florida residents and their quality of life. He is very aware of the issues that affect Realtors and the business community."
Johnson serves as chairman of the House Growth Management Committee. He also is president and CEO of the Central Florida Sports Authority.
Realtors appreciate Rep. Johnson’s dedication to finding ways to better manage Florida’s growth. As the Growth Management Committee chairman in the House, Rep. Johnson was instrumental in passing a comprehensive growth management bill to help preserve the state’s quality of life for residents now and in the future.
The Florida Association of Realtors®, the voice for real estate in Florida, provides programs, services, continuing education, research and legislative representation to its more than 140,000 members in 68 boards/associations.
© 2005 FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS