Joint Legislative Budge Commission

State lawmakers are scheduled to meet Friday to discuss the state's long-term financial outlook. Also notable is what's not on the agenda.

Gov. Rick Scott recently asked legislative leaders to give school districts another shot at money some of them rejected because they didn't want to arm school staff. The Joint Legislative Budget Commission — chaired by House and Senate leaders — won't consider his proposal.

Hospitals Say They Aren't To Blame For Jump In Medicaid Costs

Sep 15, 2015

With lawmakers ready to dig into budget projections, a major hospital group tried to send a message Monday: Don't blame hospitals for spiraling Medicaid costs.