After a day of anticipation, the PreK-12 Education Budget Conference Committee finally convened this evening at 6:15 pm. In an unexpected move, in the Senate Offer #1 on the budget, the Senate accepted the House position on the FEFP, thus closing any further negotiations on the FEFP. This agreement includes a rollback of the Required…
Tallahassee, FL – Week 8 of Florida’s Legislative Session is coming to an end, and will be heading into a weekend of Budget Conference Committee Meetings. Watch this FSBA Legislative Weekly Update for highlights. Be sure visit the FSBA Session Spotlight Blog and 2017 Legislative Session page for in-depth summaries, resources, and analyses.
The House-Senate budget conference committee convened Thursday, exchanged pleasantries, and dispersed to begin working toward a compromise $83 billion spending plan for next fiscal year. Read More
Florida’s top two Republican legislative leaders, negotiating in secret over the past few days, have reached a sweeping deal on a new state budget and other high-priority items ranging from public employee benefits to building a reservoir to deal with toxic algae discharges. Read More