TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — A special 20-day special Florida legislative session is scheduled to get underway Monday afternoon.READ MORE: UM Researchers Detect COVID-19 Variants In South Florida
State legislative leaders have until June 30th to pass a new state budget or else face a government shutdown. They’ve promised to get their work done in time.
Republican leaders in the House and Senate have been at odds over health care and health care spending.READ MORE: 'I Am The Proof That God Exists,' South Florida Woman Beats Coronavirus 150 Days After Being Admitted To Local Hospital
The regular spring session abruptly ended after the House adjourned three-and-half days early.
House Republicans were opposed to a Senate proposal to draw down federal money to pay for health care coverage to 800,000 Floridians.
Senate leaders have tweaked their proposal but House leaders and Gov. Rick Scott remained opposed.MORE NEWS: 7 Face Narcotics, Human Trafficking Charges Following Miami Beach Search Warrants
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