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Florida Legislators reach a deal on most of spending
FLORIDA -- Florida legislators have a reached a deal over most of the spending that will be included in a new 75-billion-dollar state budget.
House and senate budget chiefs met shortly before midnight this morning.
Part of the deal includes a 2.6 % boost in spending on public school students.
They also agreed to give a 5 % pay raise to judicial employees and state law-enforcement officers including Highway Patrol Troopers.