State of Florida budget highest ever, higher than Rick Scott’s original proposal

Yesterday, May 2, 2014, the Florida Senate voted in favor of House Bill 5001, Florida’s 2014-2015 balanced budget. An official vote on the House Bill 5001, the General Appropriations Act, which followed the conclusion of the 72-hour cooling off period. The bill will now go to Florida Governor Rick Scott for his signature. The State of Florida is over $77 billion, the highest in the state’s history, and much higher than Scott’s original proposed budget. If Rick Scott signs the budget as passed, it should offer Scott opponent Adrian Wyllie fuel to nail Scott on failing his campaign promises.

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