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Gov. Rick Scott will seek to change the way hospitals receive money for indigent care during the 2016 legislative session as he also pushes for more transparency for hospital bills.

The Florida Ethics Commission has determined that probable cause exists to move forward with an investigation into alleged violations related to Willhite's past campaigns for the Wellington City Council.

The plaintiffs in the redistricting case for the state Senate withdrew two of its six proposed maps and filed another in advance of trial.

Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposal, released Monday, would largely maintain the nearly $2 billion budget for agencies in the government operations portion.

Gov. Scott recommended that Legislature increase the state's court funding to $513 million in FY 2016-17, an $11 million increase over this year's budget.

As required by state law, Gov. Rick Scott issued a $79.3 billion budget recommendation Nov. 23, 2015. Lawmakers will review it as they begin to write the budget when the Legislature convenes in January.

Gov. Rick Scott is recommending that the Legislature appropriate $38 million to the state's economic incentive programs, in addition to creating a $250 million fund to replace what Scott says is a nearly bankrupt Quick Action Closing Fund, during the upcoming legislative session.

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