The Senate will vote on its budget Feb. 23, Budget Chairman JD Alexander, R-Lake Wales, announced Tuesday via the News Service of Florida. The House has already passed its budget, and after the vote in the Senate, the two chambers will have until March 9 to work out differences if they hope to finish the legislative session on time. “I’m hopeful that we can work it out on time,” said Senate President Mike Haridopolos.
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