Florida House revamps plan for stimulus money

The Florida House on April 23 moved away from a plan to use the largest chunk of expected federal stimulus dollars on long-overdue building maintenance, while going along with Senate spending priorities and eyeing money for a children’s book distribution program.

As talks continue over a new state budget, the House pitched a $6.2 billion offer Friday morning for using stimulus money that Florida is slated to receive under the American Rescue Plan Act.

The offer included going along with Senate…