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House, Senate TED budget writers still unresolved on DEO funding

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House and Senate budget conferees remain some distance away from reconciling their varying budget proposals, with a nominal $8 million and several line items standing between lawmakers and a unified budget proposal to send to Gov. Rick Scott. The elephant in the room? Neither proposal circulating in the Conference Committee on House Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations/Senate Transportation, Tourism, & Economic Development has any money allocated for the $250 million Florida Enterprise Fund that insiders say is Scott’s No. 1 priority, perhaps…

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House, Senate agree on TED budget proposal

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The Senate accepted the House’s offer on funding for the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and the Department of Transportation, but with a caveat — that the two chambers must still work out proviso language on two transportation programs. One of those two programs, which provide services for the transportation disadvantaged, was a priority of Sen. Audrey Gibson, a Democrat from Jacksonville. The House offered to provide $4.25 million to those programs — about half of the $8 million the Senate put…

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