Tag: House Appropriations
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Danny McAuliffeJanuary 8, 2019
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A possible economic contraction and anticipated needs for new money could result in lawmakers acting more conservatively as they forge the state’s nearly $90 billion spending plan. Chief legislative economist Amy Baker gave a bittersweet update to state House budget committee members on Tuesday. Florida’s economic indicators are healthy, with some even better than pre-recession levels, […]

Staff ReportsApril 25, 2017
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With 10 days until the scheduled end of the 2017 Legislative Session and no allocations on the desk, it’s fair to say things are getting a little heated in Tallahassee. Case in point: An exchange between Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala and House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Larry Ahern on Twitter over the House’s […]

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A House panel cleared the lower chamber’s medical marijuana implementing bill, despite continued concerns from advocates who said the measure doesn’t go far enough. The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill (HB 1397) by Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues that would implement the 2016 medical marijuana constitutional amendment. The proposal now heads to the Health & […]


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