BRADENTON, Fla. - Florida's House and Senate today each consider their own versions of budget-cutting bills, one of which would prohibit a long-running bond program from issuing any new debt for the rest of the current fiscal year.

Lawmakers are in a special two-week session to cut $3.2 billion from the state budget because of plummeting revenues. Both the House and Senate have concentrated largely on dipping into reserves and trust funds, and ordering state agencies to cut up to 4% from their budgets.

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