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As clock ticks, lawmakers’ compromises on education policy remain a mystery

Despite promises of transparency, lawmakers deciding funding for K-12 public schools are closely guarded about what compromises or language they’re privately considering for substantial policy reforms linked to the budget. They have only a few days left to finish their work — and still vow that Floridians will have a chance to weigh in.

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Senate chairman discusses budget stalemate with House

Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, rails against House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O' Lakes, for proposing a 'continuation budget' rather than negotiating with the Senate on a new budget for 2017-18. Video courtesy News Service of Florida.
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Senate chairman discusses budget stalemate with House 5:42

Senate chairman discusses budget stalemate with House

Black lawmakers call for Frank Artiles' expulsion 2:47

Black lawmakers call for Frank Artiles' expulsion

How the Florida Senate president learned of a Miami lawmaker's racial slur 7:09

How the Florida Senate president learned of a Miami lawmaker's racial slur

Florida Senate president answers questions about a Miami senator's racial slur, insults 12:12

Florida Senate president answers questions about a Miami senator's racial slur, insults