BRADENTON, Fla. — The Florida Legislature is poised to approve a $68 billion budget for fiscal 2012 on Friday and end its 60-day regular annual session on time.

Though there was much discussion earlier in the year about a shortfall that could reach $4 billion, lawmakers have agreed on a spending plan that is slightly less than the current $70 billion budget while still giving more than $300 million in tax relief, though it is far less than what was sought by freshman Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

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