Florida Budget

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.
Florida Gov. Scott Wants $20M For Technical CentersFlorida Governor Rick Scott wants an extra $20 million to boost the state's technical centers.
State Leaders Expected To Have $600M SurplusGov. Rick Scott and lawmakers will have more than $600 million in extra money as they craft budget proposals for next year, according to a draft report issued Tuesday by economic forecasters.
Special Session Cost Taxpayers More Than Half A Million DollarsThe bitter budget battle between the state's House and Senate ended costing Florida taxpayers more than half a million dollars.
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.
Gov. Scott Going On Tax Cut 'Victory Tour'Florida Governor Rick Scott is set to travel across the state, touting a tax-cut package he signs into law this week.
Budget Stalemate Finally Ends For Florida Legislature The stalemate over Florida's budget is coming to an end.
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