TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Time is running out for Florida legislators to pass a new budget to avoid a partial government shutdown.READ MORE: Cyclist Killed in Overnight Hit-and-Run in Kendall
Budget negotiators worked over the weekend to reach a final deal. But they aren’t finished yet.
The Florida Senate is expected on Monday to pass a bill that contains a $400 million tax cut package. Tax cuts are one area where the House and Senate had been at odds.READ MORE: Taste Of The Town: More To Mediterranean Dining At Abba Telavivian Kitchen In South Beach
The Senate bill contains a 10-day back to school sales tax holiday and a proposed cut in taxes charged on cellphone and cable television.
Legislators returned to Tallahassee June 1 after failing to pass a budget during their regular session. The session is scheduled to end June 20.
State government will be partially shut down if a new budget isn’t in place by July 1st.MORE NEWS: ‘Just Really Shaken Up’: CBS4 Crew Attacked On South Beach While Working Story About Efforts To Cut Down On Violence There
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