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How Key Biscayne became a pawn to secure $3 million for Hispanic chamber

A Central Florida lawmaker falsely claimed support from Key Biscayne’s top official to secure $3 million in taxpayer dollars for a Hispanic chamber of commerce for a storm water technology.

The $3 million budget item sailed through the Legislature – but Village Manager Steve Williamson never knew lawmakers were using his name to win the funding.