A disease sweeping the state of Florida could cause citrus farmers billions in years to come. As of now there have been an estimated 3.63 billion dollars lost and more than 6500 jobs. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman says it doesn’t seem theres a cure coming anytime soon.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPCitrusGreening.mp3]
The state budget the legislature passed this week could accomplish something Florida hasn't seen in more than 10 years — a pay raise specifically for correctional officers.