State House Moves Toward Budget NegotiationsThe state's House quickly approved a series of bills Thursday morning that will set the stage for budget negotiations with the Senate.
At Budget Impasse, House Adjourns EarlyHaving reached a budget impasse with their Senate counterparts, the state's House has adjourned three days early.
Health Care At Center Of House, Senate Budget DifferencesThe House and Senate budget-writing committees approved spending plans Wednesday separated by more than $4 billion, setting up weeks of negotiations over a pair of health-care measures that account for most of the differences.
House & Senate Set To Vote On State BudgetsThe Florida House and Senate are prepared to vote Thursday on each chamber's preferred version of the 2015 state budget.
McCain Takes On Rubio Over Senate StandstillFlorida Senator Marco Rubio has found himself on the wrong side of a debate with U.S. Senator John McCain over the GOP desire to conduct regular business in Congress.
Senate Approves $74 Billion State BudgetThe state’s massive $74 billion spending plan received a unanimous vote of approval from the Senate Wednesday morning.
Budget Negotiators Big Push Before The End Of Session With eyes on the clock budget negotiators in Tallahassee sent their thorniest issues to the respective budget chairmen this weekend, as both the Senate and House lined up priorities for the expected final week of the session.
Senate To Debate $71 Billion BudgetDebate will begin Thursday in the Florida Senate on a contentious $71 budget which includes $400 million in cuts to the state’s 11 public universities.
School Meningitis Vaccine Requirement Added To Senate BudgetA proposal which would require children in Florida to be vaccinated for meningitis before they can enter the 7th grade has been added to the state Senate’s budget proposal.
Senate Panel Takes Up $70.8 Budget PlanThe Florida Senate's $70.8 billion budget proposal, which includes $400 million in cuts to the state’s 11 public universities, will be taken up by that body's budget panel on Wednesday.