Despite Recovery, Florida Facing Tight BudgetLawmakers will face a tight budget during next year’s legislative session and will likely need to take action to head off a shortfall in the near future, a new report suggests.
Trimmed Tax Package Ready For VoteFlorida lawmakers are set to approve a tax-cut package on the final day of the legislative session.
Budget Set At $82.3 Billion Amid Intrigue, CriticismLawmakers formally unveiled an $82.3 billion budget plan on Tuesday.
Budget Deal Reached; Session To End On TimeHouse and Senate leaders announced a deal on the state budget during a late-night meeting Monday.
House, Senate Ready To Approve Budget PlansLawmakers on both ends of the Capitol worked Wednesday to prepare spending plans for the budget year that begins July 1, with House members squabbling about funding for Planned Parenthood while senators readied a reduction in education property taxes.
10 Issues To Watch During The 2016 SessionFlorida lawmakers will return to the Capitol next week for an election-year legislative session. We've got 10 issues you'll want to keep an eye on.
Gov. Scott Wants A Billion Dollars In Tax CutsArguing that it would help the state's economy withstand the next downturn, Gov. Scott plans to ask the Legislature for a billion dollars in tax cuts, most it targeting businesses.
Gov. Scott Signs Budget, Vetoes Nearly $500 MillionGov. Rick Scott is signing a new state budget into law—but not before vetoing nearly $500 million from the spending plan.
Lawmakers Pump Up Prisons BudgetWhile slicing and dicing other areas of the budget, lawmakers plan to boost the state's spending on prisons by $43 million to address needs such as replacing vehicles and fixing leaky roofs and to wipe out a years-long deficit.
Florida Legislature To Resume Budget, Health Care FightFlorida legislators are heading back to the state Capitol promising to do what they couldn't during their 60-day regular session — pass a new state budget.
House Budget Plans Start To Take ShapeHouse leaders Friday released an outline of how they would divvy up about $28.5 billion in general revenue next year as budget proposals start coming together.
Mobile Apps Can Help Manage Personal Finances More EfficientlyKeeping a budget can be a time-consuming chore that many people struggle to handle. But there are personal financial apps that can help make paying bills and balancing accounts as easy as texting your friends.