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The Office of Economic and Demographic Research released an annual report on what tax revenue is used to pay for the state government.

A bill addressing redistricting court cases passed the Florida Senate and now heads to the House.

The Office of Economic & Demographic Research's final PECO estimates puts funding $36 million short of the $337 million requested by education officials if the state does not engage in bonding.

Rep. Kim Daniels, a Jacksonville Democrat, is under investigation by the Florida Elections Commission for misuse of campaign funds for personal expenses and reporting false information on finance reports.

Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, said she has no remaining signs of cancer but out of an abundance of caution will undergo another round of treatment. She will miss the remainder of the 2017 session.

An overhaul on how Florida manages beach erosion being pushed by the Senate budget chief passed its first House panel Monday.

Data shows the state of Florida is good at recovering money from Medicaid providers suspected of fraud, but federal officials also called South Florida a "hot spot" for fraud.

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Access various reports and statistics on 2016 House and Senate bills.

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During Interim Committee Weeks, House and Senate will notice meetings 7 days in advance. Refresh your knowledge of committee meeting notice deadlines so you'll know when to expect the information...

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The 2015B special session starts next week. Brush up on some of the legislative rules that will govern the procedures during the next few weeks.

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Florida Senators have filed SBs 14, 16, and 18 -- the first claim bills for the 2016 Session. In accordance with Senate Rule 4.81(2), August 1 is the deadline for filing claim bills.

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As part of planning and budgeting instructions to agencies, the state released its annual calendar of major events for fiscal year 2015-2016. Legislative Budget Request and Capital Improvements...

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The 2015-A special session is less than a week away. Brush up on some of the legislative rules that will govern the procedures during the next few weeks.

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Bill Comparison is here! Our new bill text comparison tool shows text changes in a single view. Spotting changes between bill versions and amendments is easier than ever.

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