2024 Florida Legislative Session Wrap-Up

The 2024 Florida Legislative Session Wrap-Up provides a comprehensive overview of the key bills and budget issues addressed during the session. Lawmakers passed a $117.5 billion budget, which includes over $1 billion in tax relief measures and leaves nearly $10 billion in total reserves. The session also saw the passage of significant legislation in areas such as healthcare, education, insurance, and the environment.

Highlights include the "Live Healthy Act" to address healthcare workforce shortages, school choice expansion, property insurance reforms, and major investments in water quality and conservation. The budget funds pay raises for state employees and teachers, increases per-student funding, and supports affordable housing initiatives. A record number of local member projects, totaling $2.8 billion, were also included.

This in-depth analysis covers the bills and budget issues that passed, as well as noteworthy legislation that did not pass. It provides valuable insights into the priorities and actions of the 2024 Florida Legislature, making it a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the current state of Florida policy and its potential impacts on taxpayers and residents.

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