|Fla. Legislature set to OK $77 billion budget|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — Flush with cash, Florida legislators planned to end their annual session by approving a record state budget that increases money for everything from child welfare to schools to cleaning up water pollution.
The Republican-controlled Legislature is expected to vote on the budget shortly before it ends the 60-day session Friday night.
The vote will close out a hectic final day that is expected to set the stage for a crucial election year when Gov. Rick Scott and most legislators will be on the ballot.
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