Florida lawmakers usually approach special sessions like a family going on a long road trip. They want to know where they're going and how they're going to get there.
But this week, lawmakers will begin a 10-day budget-cutting session without much of a road map. The fate of most top issues has turned into one big secret -- still to be decided behind closed doors.
Efforts to overhaul property taxes, continue no-fault auto insurance and even authorize Las Vegas-style gambling on Indian reservations may muscle their way on stage -- or not -- even as legislators prepare to make the state's deepest budget cuts in six years. More here.