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  • Special session begins; lawmakers inch toward budget deal

    Special session begins; lawmakers inch toward budget deal
    TALLAHASSEE – With the clock ticking, legislators returned to the Capitol on Monday, having just 29 days to pass a budget to avert a state government shutdown. In a special session that got underway Monday, few concrete steps were made toward...
  • Lawmakers return to Capitol for second try at budget

    Lawmakers return to Capitol for second try at budget
    TALLAHASSEE — As legislators return to the Capitol Monday for a second attempt at crafting a budget, they face a deadline to prevent a government shutdown amid lingering resentment between House and Senate Republicans. There hasn't been much...
  • House, Senate budgets far apart on education funds

    House, Senate budgets far apart on education funds
    The legislature may be at war with itself over Medicaid expansion, but both the House and Senate agree education needs more money. As with healthcare, there are big differences between the two chambers. The House would provide $23.2 billion in total...
  • Senate health plan deserves fair hearing

     Senate health plan deserves fair hearing
    In a good-faith effort to break the health care policy deadlock that has immobilized Tallahassee, Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner unveiled a compromise Tuesday. The ink was barely dry on the plan when House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Gov. Rick...
  • Senate plan deserves fair hearing from House, Scott: Editoral

    Senate plan deserves fair hearing from House, Scott: Editoral
    In a good-faith effort to break the health-care policy deadlock that has immobilized Tallahassee, Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner unveiled a compromise Tuesday. The ink was barely dry when House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Gov. Rick Scott rejected...
  • Scott, House bash 'compromise' Senate health plan

    Scott, House bash 'compromise' Senate health plan
    TALLAHASSEE — A new Medicaid expansion plan touted as a "compromise" by Senate leaders Tuesday was swatted by Gov. Rick Scott and the House, leaving the state budget impasse without a resolution less than a week before a special session to deal with...
  • Federal officials give tentative nod to Medicaid funds key to state budget battle

    Federal officials give tentative nod to Medicaid funds key to state budget battle
    TALLAHASSEE – Federal officials on Thursday made a preliminary $1 billion offer for a Florida health care program that could prove vital to resolving the state’s budget crisis. But the funding is less than half of what the state has...
  • Special session agenda set, budget work remains

    Special session agenda set, budget work remains
    TALLAHASSEE — House and Senate leaders formally agreed Friday to meet June 1 for a limited special session to settle their differences over health care spending that brought the regular session to an acrimonious end two weeks ago. The special...
  • Budget aside, the good and bad from session

    Budget aside, the good and bad from session
    While Florida's budget fight is overshadowing everything in state government these days, it's worth noting that state lawmakers did manage to pass 232 bills in the recently concluded legislative session and Gov. Rick Scott has now begun the dance of...
  • Budget bargain in the works but local hospitals, pols nervous

    Budget bargain in the works but local hospitals, pols nervous
    TALLAHASSEE – House and Senate leaders are edging closer to formally calling lawmakers back for a special session to solve the budget dispute, but the ripple effect of the bruising political fight over health care has hospitals on edge and local...
  • State budget crisis on WFTV, News 13

    State budget crisis on WFTV, News 13
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: "Central Florida Spotlight" and Greg Warmoth look at the budget crisis in Tallahassee. WFTV-Channel 9 will present the program at 7 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Warmoth's guests are Florida...