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.
Battle Lines Set Amid Tighter Budget ForecastLawmakers began setting the stage Monday for a fight over state spending during the 2017 legislative session.
Despite Recovery Florida Won't Have Extra Money In 2017Florida will have very little extra money to spend in the coming year, meaning that top legislators and Gov. Rick Scott may have to slash the state budget to meet some of their promises.
Economists Project Florida Revenue GrowthState economists are meeting to try and figure out just how much Florida will collect in taxes in the coming years.
Florida's Budget, New Laws Begin July 1There are 159 new laws that will go into effect in Florida on July 1.
Gov. Scott Signs Budget, Vetoes $256 Million As PromisedFlorida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a new state budget and vetoed more than $256 million of spending.
Wind Tunnel, Oysters, Beef Promotion Spice Up BudgetThe state's new $82.3 billion budget, approved by lawmakers Friday, isn't all about the big expenses of government, such as education, health care, law enforcement and transportation.
Session Ends As Budget Is ApprovedThe 2016 legislative session came to an end Friday night as lawmakers approved an $82.3 billion budget.