Governor Ron DeSantis to Deliver State of the State Address

Governor Ron DeSantis delivers his first State of the State speech today.

The address marks the start of the annual 60-day legislative session in Tallahassee.

DeSantis will lay out his wish list to lawmakers and try to convince them to support his $91-billion budget proposal.

Members of the House and Senate have been holding committee meetings for weeks, moving some pieces of legislation though the process, but a few issues are expected to spark fierce debate.

The governor wants a lot more money for charter schools and more spending to clean up the blue-green algae problem that has plagued both coasts.

Both chambers are also split on medical marijuana and if patients should be allowed to smoke the drug.

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