Note: This blog's templates will be updated this afternoon to a responsive design bringing it in line with

At that time, we will also change to the Facebook commenting system. You will need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment.

« Florida senators split votes on highway bill | Main | As legislators mend Senate map, they seek no fix to congressional plan »

Lawmakers convene for expensive 11-minute session

It might have been the most expensive quorum call in the history of the Florida Legislature.

At a cost of tens of thousands of dollars, House members returned to the Capitol Wednesday for a session that lasted 11 minutes, and most of that was ceremonial.

Some South Florida lawmakers spent more than $1,000 for a round-trip plane ticket to Tallahassee, with taxpayers likely picking up the tab.

Story here