Lawmakers Get First Crack At Scott BudgetLawmakers got their first crack at Gov. Rick Scott's proposed $79.3 billion budget --- and the attached $1 billion tax cut --- on Tuesday, with critics zeroing in on the source of a large chunk of record education funding.
Environmentalists Say Scott Budget Doesn't Go Far EnoughGov. Rick Scott is proposing more money for land preservation next year, but environmentalists say the levels fall short of what voters wanted in passing a 2014 constitutional amendment.
Gov. Scott Wants To Add Billion More To BudgetGov. Rick Scott on Monday proposed boosting the state budget by more than $1 billion in the year that begins July 1, saying the additional spending would help Florida prepare to weather the next recession.
Florida Gov. Scott Wants $250M To Lure Jobs To State Florida Governor Rick Scott is asking for $250 million in order to lure jobs to the state.