Florida Legislature approves $89 billion budget in rare Sunday session

Mar 12, 2018 | By

Lawmakers needed extra time to finish a budget after the mass shooting in Parkland forced them to quickly craft a response that included a three-day waiting period, a minimum age of 21 to buy a gun in Florida, and $400 million for mental health and school safety and a program that allows school personnel to carry concealed weapons.  The Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Bousquet reports via “The Buzz” blog.