Florida Lawmakers Resolve Key Budget IssuesAs Florida lawmakers inch toward a budget deal, House and Senate leaders on Saturday announced they had reached agreement on a number of key issues, including pay raises for state workers, funding for Visit Florida and leaving intact the affordable-housing trust fund.
Florida Senate Rolls Out $92.83 Billion Budget PlanThe Florida Senate released an initial $92.83 billion budget proposal Thursday that would provide across-the-board pay raises for state employees, increase money for teacher salaries and help fund water-quality projects.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Budget Would Trim ‘Earmarks’Florida lawmakers got another message to expect a lean year for bringing home budget bacon.
Florida Legislative Session Goes Into Overtime To Pass $91.1B BudgetBetter late than never, at least in Florida’s capital city.
Florida Senate Passes $90.3 Billion State BudgetThe Florida Senate has passed a $90.3 billion budget plan for next fiscal year while the House began work on its version that is about $400 million less.
Budget, School Changes Pass, Lawmakers Head HomeThe Florida Legislature overwhelmingly approved a state budget and ended the annual session Monday, after narrowly avoiding a meltdown over a controversial measure that makes sweeping changes to the state's education system.
State Budget Deal Reached, Session ExtendedAfter days of negotiations, the state's House and Senate have reached agreement on a new budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1st.
Florida Lawmakers In Budget DeadlockIt's "close but no cigar" in Tallahassee as lawmakers try to come up with a budget all sides can agree on.
Lawmakers At 'Stalemate' Over New State BudgetFlorida lawmakers have hit an impasse as they struggle to come up with a new state budget.
State Leaders Expected To Have $600M SurplusGov. Rick Scott and lawmakers will have more than $600 million in extra money as they craft budget proposals for next year, according to a draft report issued Tuesday by economic forecasters.
LIP Deal Struck As Budget Talks ContinueLawmakers have agreed on a formula to divvy up about $2 billion in local, state and federal funding for hospitals that care for large numbers of low-income patients.
Florida House Scales Back Size Of Proposed Tax CutsA new tax cut package, proposed by House Republicans, could mean a small tax break on Floridians' cellphone bills.
Gov. Scott Says He Will Work On New Budget For StateGov. Rick Scott has promised to help work on a new state budget.
Gov. Scott Unveils $77 Billion State Budget ProposalNearly $700 million in tax cuts are included in Governor Rick Scott's $77 billion budget in the coming year.
Senator Votes For State Budget Despite Not Being At CapitolPoliticians often have to prioritize items because of time constraints. For state Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto, the priority may be money and Sarah Palin over government business and voters.