House Tax-Cut Package: Too Much Or Not Enough?Several House Democrats expressed apprehension Wednesday about a nearly $1 billion tax-cut package that Republican leaders unveiled this week.
Senate To Match Gov. Scott's Incentives RequestA key Senate budget chairman will recommend that Gov. Rick Scott get his wish for $250 million to recruit businesses to Florida.
Florida Legislature Kicks Off Annual SessionThe Florida Legislature kicked off its annual 60-day session on Tuesday morning.
Scott's Budget Plans Could Face SqueezeAn election-year budget that includes huge tax cuts, record funding for public schools and a new initiative to bring jobs to Florida might be good politics for lawmakers. The question is whether they can afford it.
Florida Debt Rises Slightly After 4 Years DeclineFlorida's debt is rising after dropping four years straight.
Lawmakers Get First Crack At Scott BudgetLawmakers got their first crack at Gov. Rick Scott's proposed $79.3 billion budget --- and the attached $1 billion tax cut --- on Tuesday, with critics zeroing in on the source of a large chunk of record education funding.
Environmentalists Say Scott Budget Doesn't Go Far EnoughGov. Rick Scott is proposing more money for land preservation next year, but environmentalists say the levels fall short of what voters wanted in passing a 2014 constitutional amendment.
Gov. Scott Proposing Bump In Tourism Marketing BudgetUnder Gov. Rick Scott's $79.3 billion budget proposal released Monday in Jacksonville, the state's tourism-marketing arm would receive a boost of $6 million from the current budget.
Gov. Scott Wants To Add Billion More To BudgetGov. Rick Scott on Monday proposed boosting the state budget by more than $1 billion in the year that begins July 1, saying the additional spending would help Florida prepare to weather the next recession.
Florida Gov. Proposes Another Boost For Child Welfare AgencyFlorida Governor Rick Scott proposed another boost to the budget for the state's child welfare agency.
Florida Gov. Scott Will Ask Legislature For Big Tax Cuts Florida Governor Rick Scott is asking the state legislature for some big tax cuts next year.
Scott Keeps Pressure On Lawmakers For Business IncentivesGov. Rick Scott continues putting pressure on lawmakers to attract more companies to Florida and has advised business owners to do the same.