Florida Budget

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Budget, Vetoes Nearly $500 Million

Gov. Rick Scott is signing a new state budget into law—but not before vetoing nearly $500 million from the spending plan.

06/23/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

06/20/2015

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Budget Stalemate Finally Ends For Florida Legislature

The stalemate over Florida’s budget is coming to an end.

06/16/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Approves $400-Million Tax Cut Package

A $400 million plus tax cut bill has been approved by Governor Rick Scott.

06/16/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

Millions Poured Into Last Minute State Budget Deal

ouse and Senate budget negotiators struck a deal on a state spending plan Monday night moments before the stroke of midnight, pouring $301 million into projects at the last minute and closing out one of the more-raucous legislative debates in recent years.

06/16/2015

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Senate Prez Says Budget Vote Could Happen Friday

With negotiations still ongoing, Senate President Andy Gardiner said Monday he expects lawmakers will be able to vote Friday on a budget and end a special legislative session

06/15/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

Deadline Looming For State Lawmakers To Pass Budget

Time is running out for Florida legislators to pass a new budget to avoid a partial government shutdown.

06/15/2015

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Senate Preps Tax Cut Package For Vote

The Senate has finalized an approximately $400 million tax-cut package which they’ll vote on early next week, the final week of the special legislative session.

06/12/2015

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LIP Deal Struck As Budget Talks Continue

Lawmakers have agreed on a formula to divvy up about $2 billion in local, state and federal funding for hospitals that care for large numbers of low-income patients.

06/12/2015

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Budget Chiefs To Resume Negotiations

Senate and House officials will resume budget negotiations after a quiet Wednesday.

06/11/2015

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