The House and Senate budget-writing committees approved spending plans Wednesday separated by more than $4 billion, setting up weeks of negotiations over a pair of health-care measures that account for most of the differences.
The Florida House is pushing for tax breaks on cellphones, cable television and college textbooks.
House members backed Gov. Rick Scott’s push to reduce taxes on cell-phone bills and pay TV on Tuesday. And they bettered the governor, by $17 million, in rolling out a $690 million tax-reduction package that offers a slew of sales-tax holidays and eliminating taxes on gun-club memberships, college textbooks, materials purchased at book fairs and vehicles purchased overseas and brought to Florida by military members.
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – After numerous reports of alleged wrongdoing by guards and abuse of inmates, the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee on Tuesday will consider a plan that would take steps to improve oversight of the […]
The Florida House and Senate may soon be at odds over how to manage the state’s scandal-plagued prison system.
The Florida House is expected to approve a bill Wednesday aimed at soothing parent outrage over the amount of testing in the state’s public schools.
Florida lawmakers approved a bill that would give school districts extra funding for implementing a uniform policy.
The Florida House approved a plan that sets incentives for state employees who adopt foster care children.
School districts could soon start the school year earlier as the Florida House is moving a bill that would allow such a change.
Supporters of a bill passed by the Florida House say it will help clean and protect the state’s waterways while planning for increased water demand in the future.