The current legislative session has gotten off to a sluggish start. We have a new governor, a new lieutenant governor and a new speaker of the House of Representatives. Each of these positions has a great amount of control over what happens in the Statehouse. We are all getting used to the new dynamic.
Early in the session, Gov. Scott delivered his budget address. In that address the governor challenged legislators to control spending without imposing new taxes. He also proposed new education funding measures:
• level fund education spending,