|Fla. Legislature keeps insurance perk for workers|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott, as well as thousands of other top-ranked state workers, could continue to pay low health insurance premiums in the coming year.
Scott has pushed for four straight years to have all state workers, regardless of salary or position, to pay identical amounts for health insurance.
But both the House and Senate this week released initial budgets that would keep premiums at the same rate. Those budgets — which are roughly $75 billion — would also only offer pay raises to select employees as opposed to an across-the-board increase.
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