Florida tax collections beat forecast again in June

Florida ended the 2020-2021 fiscal year with a strong month of general-revenue collections, bolstered in part by federal stimulus cash and people spending money saved up during earlier stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from state economists indicates.

Proposal calls for $25 million for Parkland victims, families

Florida lawmakers next year are expected to consider a proposal that would clear the way for the Broward County School Board to pay $25 million in compensation in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people.