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By Charlene Ochogo on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The House has proposed a $1,400 pay raise for state employees. The Senate has proposed a 3 percent pay raise for state employees. Members of the House and Senate will have until early May to reach a final decision on the state’s new budget. If passed, the pay raise would take effect Nov. 1.
By April Lanuza on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:16 am
A panel of Florida lawmakers is considering changing the state pension system that would rid the current system and move employees to a new 401(k)-type plan.
John Cooper, a Tallahassee circuit court judge, ruled Tuesday that a plan for prison privatization must be approved by a full Legislature, rather than just a panel. Gov. Rick Scott plans to appeal the decision.