As the Florida Legislature’s 2013 regular session was winding down Friday, both house finally passed the state’s $74.5 billion budget. The massive budget was sent to Florida Governor Rick Scott for his signature.
Republican Governor Rick Scott won’t give up just yet on his mission to impose random drug testing for thousands of state workers.
Legislators in the Florida House are set to pass a bill to end traditional guaranteed pensions for future state and county employees along with teachers.
Looking to reduce their financial liability, the state may cut the amount of vacation and sick time rank and file employees can accrue from one year to the next.
Miami federal judge Ursula Ungaro has ruled that Governor Rick Scott’s order requiring drug testing for state workers is unconstitutional.