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Florida Matters Preview: 2017 Legislative Roundup

State lawmakers finally signed off on a new state budget Monday night after a bit of a delay.

This week on Florida Matters we’ll take a look at what’s in the $82.4 billion spending plan along with a few other issues decided during the 60-day session.

In this preview, Lynn Hatter with Florida Public Radio and Dr. Susan MacManus, a political science professor at the University of South Florida, say Governor Scott is not exactly giving lawmakers high praise.

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