Lawmakers began meeting as joint House and Senate negotiating committees late Monday, starting a weeklong sprint to craft a final spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1.
The House approved a $4.8 million proposal on Wednesday that lawmakers hope will prevent snafus like the months-long headaches brought on by the rollout of Florida’s new $63 million jobless website.
The creation of an information technology department for state government might or might not save Florida money.
Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.
Two Florida lawmakers are gearing up to make drivers with a “need to speed” very happy motorists.
Florida has played a major role in the United States’ space program for decades, but with private ventures ready to take people to space, other states are vying to attract space companies.
Florida lawmakers sent a bill to Governor Rick Scott’s desk Monday that would prohibit a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape results in a child.
The decision about a bill which will potentially overhaul of Citizens Property Insurance Corp is headed for final vote in the Senate and it could drastically determine how much you pay for your homeowners insurance.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott thinks Florida’s teachers are underpaid, so he is asking state lawmakers to put aside money in the coming year to give them pay raises.
University presidents have made a pitch to legislators in Tallahassee: add $118 million in state funding and they will not raise tuition.