• The House and Senate agree to extend the session to Monday, May 8; leaders hope to publish a budget by Friday.
  • Governor Rick Scott declares a statewide medical emergency because of the opioid drug use epidemic.
  • Dozens of bills moved through the House and Senate, including proposals dealing with education issues, flood insurance and hemp research.

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