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With just over a week left in the special legislative session, Senate has started its work on passing a tax cut package that once fully implemented will be worth roughly $253 million.
Questions about the House’s health care bills got a lukewarm response Wednesday morning from Senate President Andy Gardiner.
The state’s Agency for Health Care Administration is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a decision upholding a $240,000 verdict in a lawsuit brought by one of its Tampa Bay-area workers.
Senate President Andy Gardiner Wednesday told fellow senators he hopes to have a state budget for next year finished and ready for a vote by next Friday.
A new way of funding the state’s charity care will be “bumped” up from subcommittee negotiators to the Legislature’s budget chairs, House Speaker pro tem Matt Hudson said Tuesday night.
DADE CITY — Pasco’s Charter Advisory Committee is giving itself two months to decide whether to move forward with drafting a charter proposal to bring to voters next year, according to Chairman Michael Cox.
UPDATE: Later Monday, Scott’s press office told reporters that the governor’s trip to Paris isn’t a done deal.
Two former state officials under then-Gov. Jeb Bush are in line to head one of the state’s most important appeals court.
The head of the state’s public-private economic development organization suggested the agency should go out of existence if it doesn’t get its full $85 million incentive funding request in next year’s state budget.
Though it took most of the daily session to do it, the GOP-controlled Florida House on Friday killed the state Senate’s Medicaid expansion plan.