Lawmakers have agreed on a formula to divvy up about $2 billion in local, state and federal funding for hospitals that care for large numbers of low-income patients.
A new tax cut package, proposed by House Republicans, could mean a small tax break on Floridians’ cellphone bills.
Gov. Rick Scott has promised to help work on a new state budget.
Nearly $700 million in tax cuts are included in Governor Rick Scott’s $77 billion budget in the coming year.
Politicians often have to prioritize items because of time constraints. For state Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto, the priority may be money and Sarah Palin over government business and voters.
The upcoming year’s state budget surplus will turn into a windfall for social services programs. The new 2013-14 budget provides new money to many programs for the first time in five years.
Miami-Dade was the big winner when it came to state money handed out to counties after Gov. Scott signed the new $74.5 billion budget on Monday.
With the stroke of a pen, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2013-2014 $74.5 billion budget into law on Monday.
Florida college students will be happy to know that Gov. Rick Scott will veto the three percent tuition hike for college and university students.
The Florida Legislature appears poised to give final approval to the state’s $74.5 billion budget and send it to Governor Rick Scott’s desk Friday.