The Florida house and senate are struggling to reconcile their drafts of Florida’s budget. Lawmakers have yet to agree on even some preliminary issues which have kept their proposals from moving to a conference committee. There are 13 days left in the legislative session.
Seminole County commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to reinstate a ban on bear hunting in Florida. The resolution also asks the state agency to maintain a focus on "reducing human-bear conflicts through deterrent techniques and habitat management."