Budget to dominate tough Fla. legislative session

Tue, Mar 3 2009 — Source: MSNBC

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The 2009 legislative session will be dominated by the struggle to handle an economy that keeps on sliding, but it’s not all lawmakers will be dealing with when they begin work Tuesday.

More than 2,000 bills have been filed for consideration during the 60-day session covering a wide area of subjects ”” cell phone use in cars, making government records more accessible, sexual education in schools, the regulation of tanning salons and much more.