As a Leon County judge finalized the dates for a hearing on a third draft of Florida’s congressional districts, a key lawmaker Monday refused to rule out the possibility of continuing the legal fight over the map, this time in federal court.
The Florida Legislature and a coalition have agreed to a schedule for a Leon County judge to determine whether lawmakers’ second attempt to draw a map complies with the state Constitution.
Newly filed disclosure reports show nearly a third of state lawmakers are millionaires.
Beginning Wednesday, 130 new laws produced by the Legislature, and signed by Governor Rick Scott, will go into effect.
Florida legislators are set to vote on a new state budget on Friday, finally ending their special session.
The stalemate over Florida’s budget is coming to an end.
ouse and Senate budget negotiators struck a deal on a state spending plan Monday night moments before the stroke of midnight, pouring $301 million into projects at the last minute and closing out one of the more-raucous legislative debates in recent years.
With negotiations still ongoing, Senate President Andy Gardiner said Monday he expects lawmakers will be able to vote Friday on a budget and end a special legislative session
A bill passed by the Florida House means thousands of state workers will continue to pay low health insurance premiums.
The state’s annual back to school sales tax holiday could be 10 days longer this year.