Florida’s top lawmakers have decided there are no urgent issues with regard to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that necessitate convening another special session of the Legislature.

In July, Gov. Charlie Crist called lawmakers back to Tallahassee and gave them four days to consider authorizing a constitutional amendment that would ban oil drilling in state waters. The Republican-led Legislature met in special session for less than an hour and killed all attempts to put the issue on the ballot in November.

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