The Senate will convene on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, for the Organization Session.
2016 Bill Summaries Now Available
Summaries of bills that passed the Florida Legislature during the 2016 Legislative Session are available on the Bill Summaries Page.
16-17 State Budget
The Florida Legislature passed a balanced budget that provides unprecedented K-12 per student funding and makes critical investments in health care and Florida’s environment, while providing for broad-based tax relief and $3 billion in state reserves.
Pathway to Economic Independence for People with Unique Abilities: Cradle to Career
During the first week of the 2016 Legislative Session, the Florida Legislature passed legislation to improve and expand education and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Senator Eleanor Sobel to be Honored at The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet Meeting in Hollywood, Florida August 23, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Sobel
- “One Hopeful Place” Homeless Shelter Opens Tomorrow Thanks to State Funding August 23, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Gaetz
- If You Care, You'll Vote August 19, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Gaetz
- Senator Denise Grimsley Announces September Mobile Office Hours August 15, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Grimsley
- President-Designate Negron Announces Plans for Major Water Storage Expansion August 9, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Negron
- Sea Turtle Conservation Center Opens at Navarre Beach August 9, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Gaetz
- Today I will announce plans for a major water storage expansion south of La... August 9, 2016 - Photo by Senator Negron
- MEDIA ADVISORY: President Gardiner to Address 10th Annual Project SEARCH Conference August 3, 2016 - Press Release by President's Office