Florida Budget Details Still Not Out In Public
Florida budget details still not out in public
House and Senate leaders continued negotiating the state budget behind closed doors Wednesday, more than 24 hours after saying they had an early agreement on the overall size of the spending plan.
Generally, a deal on the broad contours of the budget – known as “allocations” – would lead in short order to meetings by joint House-Senate committees to hammer out details of state spending for the year that begins July 1.
But for a second day, optimism from legislative leaders that those conference meetings could begin produced no actual public negotiating sessions.
“I think that we’ve reached an agreement …