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Capitol battle is on over funding Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida and moreTALLAHASSEE

Feb 02, 2017 - The Miami Herald

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House are now in open warfare over two of his biggest priorities.

As the Republican governor sharpened his criticism of the Legislature for threatening to cut tourism marketing spending and job incentive programs, the Florida House retaliated Thursday by proposing a bill that would completely eliminate entire agencies charged with carrying out Scott's goals.

The House, led by Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, rolled out a massive 172-page prop...