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Updated: 04/27/2014 01:56:10PM

Fla. legislator face a busy final week of session

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators are entering their final week of their 60-day session with lots of unfinished business.

The remaining issues include whether to grant a tuition break to college students living in the state illegally and whether to approve a strain of marijuana for medical use. Gov. Rick Scott is pushing for the tuition break.

By Friday, legislators also have to pass a roughly $75 billion budget. Top negotiators spent the weekend haggling over money for schools and environmental programs. The budget must be finished by Tuesday because legislators must wait 72 hours before a final vote.

Other bills up in the air include proposals to change the state employee pension plan, to raise speed limits and to expand the state’s private school voucher program.

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