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Legislative Items of Interest

This session, a total of 1,736 bills have been filed. The bill filing deadline for both chambers was noon, Tuesday, March 7th. Budget requests for House local projects number 2,333 totaling more than $770 million while in the Senate, over 1,450 requests have been filed with a potential total cost of $2.76 billion. K-12 EDUCATION Bills Read more about Legislative Items of Interest[…]

Special Session B Recap

Last month, the Florida Legislature held a special session February 6th – 10th to consider four topics, three local bills, and a joint resolution. Two additional bills were not considered. The ones that passed and were signed by the Governor appropriated $650 million in emergency funding for hurricane relief and created a $50 million loan program Read more about Special Session B Recap[…]