Senate Budget Details Yet to Emerge as House Pushes Potential $2.2 Billion Tax Cut | FlaglerLive
The visitors’ gallery at the Florida Senate. Some people are watching. (Second Judicial Circuit)
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 …