Lawmakers Ended Special Session After Reaching Deal That Increases Public-School FundingThe House and Senate have reached an agreement that will increase public-school funding, ending a special session that started Wednesday.
Gov. Scott Defends Record Setting Budget VetoesIn pushing back against legislators who refused to set aside money for his top priorities, Governor Rick Scott has defended his latest round of budget vetoes.
Florida Legislators Finally Hand Over Budget To Gov. ScottIt's decision time for Gov. Rick Scott.
State Legislators Expected To Approve $83 Billion Spending PlanFlorida lawmakers are expected to wrap their extended session Monday when they sign off on a $83 billion budget spending plan for the upcoming year.
Lawmakers Headed To Overtime For BudgetThe Republican-dominated Legislature will need extra time to finish work on the state budget for the second time in three years.
Florida Legislative Session May Go Into OvertimeTime is running out for the state's Legislature to finish up which means they may be going into overtime.
Top Republican Leaders Reach Deal On State BudgetLegislative leaders agreed Thursday to the outlines of a nearly $83 billion budget and began negotiations aimed at hammering out details of the spending plan before a Tuesday deadline.
Lawmakers At 'Stalemate' Over New State BudgetFlorida lawmakers have hit an impasse as they struggle to come up with a new state budget.
State House Ponders Budget CutsAhead of a Friday meeting to determine how much money lawmakers will have to spend in the fiscal year that begins July 1, the House budget-writing committee heard recommendations Wednesday for potential cuts across state government.
State Employee Pay Hikes On The Table Florida would have more state employees under a budget proposal unveiled this week by Gov. Rick Scott.
Task Force Finds Ways Florida Could Save Billions Every YearA state task force has found that Florida could save more than $2 billion annually if it would spend taxpayer money more prudently.
Florida's Economy Grows, But Not Enough To Avoid Budget WoesPreliminary forecasts show Florida's economy is growing, but probably not enough to solve the state's looming budget constraints.