Differences Persist In Second Day Of Budget NegotiationsA second day of negotiations between House and Senate lawmakers over a spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1 seemed to highlight longstanding divisions between the two chambers even as legislators tried to come to agreement.
House, Senate Still At Odds Over Budget NegotiationsHouse and Senate leaders continued to swap offers on the broad outlines of a budget Friday, but remained far apart on more than just the numbers, with divisions remaining on the conditions for negotiations and the mechanics of how to bridge the differences.
Budget Dispute Could Keep Florida Legislature OvertimeFlorida budget negotiations have stalled in Tallahassee which means state lawmakers may not end their annual session on time.
Miami's Budget Stalls Over Police Union ContractThe city of Miami must close a $62 million deficit in the 2012 budget. The first of two public hearings is set for Thursday night and city leaders hope agreements reached with three of four unions may help bring the city closer to a balanced budget.