Florida’s Legislature in chaos: House adjourns abruptly, ‘impasse is insurmountable’

House speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, left, confers with Rep. Jose Diaz, R-Miami, during a legislative session, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Tallahassee.(Source: The Miami Herald)

 

From The Miami Herald: Florida’s Legislature collapsed into chaos Tuesday as the House unilaterally ended the annual session with more than three days left, leaving dozens of major bills dead and escalating tensions between the House and Senate over their healthcare stalemate.

The state Senate responded by remaining in session for two more hours and announcing plans to return Wednesday, an attempt to send the message that they are willing to work through the impasse that has bitterly divided Republicans and frayed emotions.

For the complete article: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article19808013.html

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