Record budget, Big Tech regulation among big issues lawmakers will face during Florida’s legislative session

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Florida lawmakers are getting ready to descend on Tallahassee to debate policy, pass new laws and put together a state budget.
Florida lawmakers are getting ready to descend on Tallahassee to debate policy, pass new laws and put together a state budget.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida lawmakers are getting ready to descend on Tallahassee to debate policy, pass new laws and put together a state budget.

Perhaps the biggest hurdle lawmakers will face during the 60-day legislative session is the record $96.6 billion budget put forth by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R).

News 6 political expert Dr. Jim Clark joined anchor Justin Warmoth on “The Weekly on ClickOrlando.com” to break down what to expect over the next two months.

State Rep. Anna Eskamani, (D) District 47, also appeared on the program to explain what her legislative priorities are this year and whether she’s considering a run for governor in 2022.

Florida’s legislative session kicks off Tuesday, March 2.


About the Author:

Justin Warmoth joined News 6 in February 2013 as our Brevard County reporter. In March of 2016, after anchoring the weekend mornings since August of 2015, Justin was promoted to weekday morning anchor. You can catch him Monday through Friday mornings from 5-7 a.m. and at noon.