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Fla. House Set To Approve Its Version Of $74 Billion Budget

Just days after the Florida Senate passed its budget, the House is poised to give final approval to its version of a $74 billion budget.

CBS Miami–04/12/2013

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Senate Approves $74 Billion State Budget

The state’s massive $74 billion spending plan received a unanimous vote of approval from the Senate Wednesday morning.

CBS Miami–04/10/2013

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New State Budget Forecasts Expected Soon

State economists are preparing new budget forecasts for how much money the state should collect in taxes over the next few years.

CBS Miami–03/15/2013

Florida Capitol

State Legislators To Tackle Budget

As Florida continues to slowly pull out of the recession, state lawmakers aren’t behind a billion dollar eight ball as they try to come up with a budget.

03/03/2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott “Infuriated” After Pentagon Details Budget Cuts’ Effects On Fla.

On Friday evening, the Pentagon sent a blunt warning to Gov. Rick Scott that spells out the cloudy impact on the Sunshine State.

CBS4–03/02/2013

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott’s Budget Proposal Not Winning Praise From Legislators

State legislators are questioning the rationale of several items in Governor Rick Scott’s $74.2 billion proposed budget.

02/06/2013

Governor Rick Scott

After K-12 Cuts In Year One, Scott Wants More Spending

Gov. Rick Scott said Friday he wants an increase in spending on K-12 education. Scott has said repeatedly that he hoped the Legislature would at least hold the line on K-12 spending, but on Friday he indicated he likely will recommend an increase.

CBS4–01/05/2013

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Gov. Scott Wants Accessible Budget Website

Looking for a little more transparency when it comes to the state’s finances, Gov. Rick Scott is seeking competitive bids for a company to run Florida budget website which is open to all citizens.

12/17/2012

Florida Capitol

Forecasters: State Budget Up, Dangers Remain

State forecasters added nearly $400 million to estimated tax revenues over the next year and a half — but warned that dangers like the “fiscal cliff” could still damage a fragile economic recovery powering the gains.

CBS4–12/16/2012

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Scott’s Budget Vetoes Target South Florida Hard

Florida’s almost $70-billion dollar budget funds critical statewide services, adds a little extra to education and should help the state maintain a solid credit rating, but South Florida took a big punch from Governor Rick Scott’s veto pen to the tune of $25 million.

CBS4–04/18/2012

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