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.
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.