News Service of Florida

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Florida state cabinet signs off on land deals

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state cabinet on Tuesday approved spending nearly $100 million on land deals that will secure nearly 40,000 acres as part of a growing wildlife corridor. The 12 agreements are part of the Florida Forever program and the Rural and Family Lands Protection Program. They involve …

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Florida’s new proposed budget hits record $117 billion

Flush with cash, Florida lawmakers on Tuesday released a $117 billion budget for the fiscal year that will start July 1. The record budget would be about $7 billion larger than the spending plan for the current fiscal year. House and Senate negotiators finished working out details Monday. Tuesday’s release …

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