Gov. Rick Scott is signing a new state budget into law—but not before vetoing nearly $500 million from the spending plan.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is set to travel across the state, touting a tax-cut package he signs into law this week.
The stalemate over Florida’s budget is coming to an end.
A $400 million plus tax cut bill has been approved by Governor Rick Scott.
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.
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
Time is running out for Florida legislators to pass a new budget to avoid a partial government shutdown.
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.
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.
Senate and House officials will resume budget negotiations after a quiet Wednesday.