The town hall tour will kick-off next month in the conservative heart of Gregory's district and will culminate a month later in Sarasota, Florida. The first town hall meeting is scheduled to be held on August 13 at the Bethany Baptist Church in Myakka City, Florida. The tour will be capped off on September 12 at Keiser University.
There are a variety of topics that are set to be discussed at the upcoming town hall, including local infrastructure and development, public safety, environment and conservation, education, healthcare, and issues that hit home with military veterans. Those plan on attending have the option of voting on which of these topics they want the Republican official to discuss. Those in the community can also submit specific questions to Gregory.
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Gregory says the town halls will give him a chance to hear from the people who put their faith in him, and he plans on using the open forums to influence his future legislative decisions.
"I want to hear from the people I serve and the problems they face, so I can best represent them in the legislature," Gregory told The Florida Report.
Gregory was elected to the Florida House in 2018, defeating Democrat Liv Coleman with over 61 percent of the vote.
A military veteran, Gregory served in the Air Force for 20 years, where he achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel before retiring in 2014. After leaving the military, the conservative lawmaker spent 10 months in the Dominican Republic doing mission work, before moving to Sarasota. A former judge advocate general and prosecutor, he now works as a commercial litigation attorney at Williams Parker Harrison Dietz and Getzen in Sarasota.
He received his law degree, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he graduated with military distinction.
District 73 represents East Manatee County. According to the latest census, nearly 160,000 residents make up Gregory's district.