2018 budget Florida Senate's New Budget Chair Weighs In On Gov. Scott's Budget Proposal By Sascha Cordner • Nov 15, 2017 Florida Channel For the most part, Governor Rick Scott’s $87.4 billion budget proposal appears very promising. That’s according to the Florida Senate’s new budget chairman, Sen. Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island). Gov Scott Introduces $87.4B Budget By Nick Evans • Nov 14, 2017 The Florida Channel Florida Governor Rick Scott is unveiling his final budget proposal in office. Hurricane Irma Pushes Budget Outlook From Bad To Worse By Nick Evans • Oct 12, 2017 Nick Evans Hurricane Irma is throwing a wrench in Florida’s budget for the coming year. Lawmakers were already facing a daunting challenge crafting a balanced budget. Leon County Commissioners To Approve Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget By Victoria Weler • Oct 2, 2017 MGN Online The Leon County Board of County Commissioners will meet Tuesday for a final hearing to adopt the Fiscal Year 2018 final millage rates and budgets. Hurricane Irma Clouds Budget Forecast By Nick Evans • Sep 18, 2017 DXR via wikimedia commons The outlook is grim again for Florida’s budget drafters—and that’s before considering the cost of Hurricane Irma. State forecasters are warning the coffers are nearly empty for the third year running.