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.
Florida Poised To Approve A Nearly $82.3 Billion BudgetBig changes could be coming to the budget in the state of Florida.
Senate Revamps, Reduces Tax-Cut PackageFlorida Gov. Rick Scott's request for $1 billion in tax cuts has been cut down by lawmakers to $129.1 million in a revamped bill.
House, Senate Differ In $80 Billion BudgetsFrom muck removal to paying for a dolphin pool or beef advertising, the House and Senate have a lot to hash out as they negotiate a roughly $80 billion spending plan for next year.
House Tax-Cut Package: Too Much Or Not Enough?Several House Democrats expressed apprehension Wednesday about a nearly $1 billion tax-cut package that Republican leaders unveiled this week.
Senate To Match Gov. Scott's Incentives RequestA key Senate budget chairman will recommend that Gov. Rick Scott get his wish for $250 million to recruit businesses to Florida.
Florida Legislature Kicks Off Annual SessionThe Florida Legislature kicked off its annual 60-day session on Tuesday morning.
Scott's Budget Plans Could Face SqueezeAn election-year budget that includes huge tax cuts, record funding for public schools and a new initiative to bring jobs to Florida might be good politics for lawmakers. The question is whether they can afford it.
Florida Debt Rises Slightly After 4 Years DeclineFlorida's debt is rising after dropping four years straight.
Lawmakers Get First Crack At Scott BudgetLawmakers got their first crack at Gov. Rick Scott's proposed $79.3 billion budget --- and the attached $1 billion tax cut --- on Tuesday, with critics zeroing in on the source of a large chunk of record education funding.