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Broward Democrat Roxanne Y. Vallies has filed to replace term-limited Rep. Hazelle Rogers, D-Lauderdale Lakes. According to state records, Vallies has donated to Rogers' campaign in the past.

The House and Senate appropriations committees passed their budgets Wednesday.

The House and Senate have released very similar government operations budgets for fiscal year 2015-16.

The House and Senate's environmental spending plans are drawing criticism from Amendment #1 advocates for what they say is a misinterpretation of the recently-passed ballot initiative. Conservationists say lawmakers focused too much on land management and not enough on acquisition.

The House and Senate filed their respective budget bills Friday, showing that they're worlds apart when it comes to health care funding. The Senate's health care budget includes $5 billion in funds for both the state's Low Income Pool and Medicaid expansion, the House does not.

The House and Senate were about $204 million apart on funding for the Department of Economic Opportunity after releasing their individual appropriations bills Friday, but agreed that the agency should receive about $61 million less for some economic incentives programs than recommended by Gov. Rick Scott.

The House and Senate agreed with Gov. Rick Scott's proposed budget by appropriating roughly $3.4 billion for agencies in the law enforcement and public safety segment of the budget in their proposals released Friday, March 20, 2015.

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