Big-Florida Budget

Dan Economy, Florida

(NSF) — Governor Ron DeSantis says the 112.1-billion-dollar budget approved by the Legislature on Monday may be too generous in areas, and those celebrating inclusion of their projects in the spending plan should refrain from celebrating too early. DeSantis says he expects to make cuts throughout the record budget for the fiscal year that will start July 1st. Without getting …


Fried Touts Infrastructure Bill, DeSantis Raises Doubt

Dan Economy, Florida

We told you earlier this week the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). The package is designed to creating jobs by rebuilding our nation’s roads and bridges, and combatting the climate crisis. According to the News Service of Florida (NSF), a fact sheet from the White House shows Florida is in line to …


10 Big Issues to Watch During the 2019 Florida Legislative Session

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Legislative

Florida lawmakers will gather March 5 in the House chamber to hear Gov. Ron DeSantis give his first State of the State address, the traditional start of the 60-day legislative session. Led by Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, and House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, lawmakers this year will deal with myriad issues, ranging from passing a state budget to …