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Candidates and committees faced a Friday deadline to submit fundraising numbers through Sept. 16.

Jennifer Webb released her first video ad for HD 69, vowing to take on special interests.

Democrat Bob Buesing, who is opposing Rep. Dana Young for a Tampa Senate seat, released his first TV ad.

Sen. Rene Garcia says the rates set by Florida's Medicaid agency "usurps legislative appropriation authority" for being more than $100 million lower that what lawmakers allowed.

State agencies unveil long-term plans, two organizations hold conferences in Orlando and the first presidential debate is held in New York.

The Florida Board of Education met to approve the Legislative Budget Request for FY 2017-18 that included $20.9 billion in FEFP funding. The request did not include funding for the controversial Best and Brightest Scholarship program.

The Florida Board of Education approved the 2017-18 Legislative Budget Request that is asking for $1.25 billion in state funding for the Florida College System. Funding for summer enrollment for Florida Bright Futures Scholarships is included in the budget.

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The Rules

Access various reports and statistics on 2016 House and Senate bills.

The Rules

During Interim Committee Weeks, House and Senate will notice meetings 7 days in advance. Refresh your knowledge of committee meeting notice deadlines so you'll know when to expect the information...

The Rules

The 2015B special session starts next week. Brush up on some of the legislative rules that will govern the procedures during the next few weeks.

The Rules

Florida Senators have filed SBs 14, 16, and 18 -- the first claim bills for the 2016 Session. In accordance with Senate Rule 4.81(2), August 1 is the deadline for filing claim bills.

The Rules

As part of planning and budgeting instructions to agencies, the state released its annual calendar of major events for fiscal year 2015-2016. Legislative Budget Request and Capital Improvements...

The Rules

The 2015-A special session is less than a week away. Brush up on some of the legislative rules that will govern the procedures during the next few weeks.

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Bill Comparison is here! Our new bill text comparison tool shows text changes in a single view. Spotting changes between bill versions and amendments is easier than ever.

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