Increased Government Spending By $20 Billion

During his time in the Florida Senate, state spending increased by over $20 billion – more than 40.5%. Since he joined the Florida Senate, Díaz de la Portilla voted in favor of every budget since 2000.

• HB 2145, Vote #85, 5/5/00, Passed 39-0, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• SB 2000, Vote #150, 5/4/01, Passed 37-3, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• HB 1943, Vote #2, 3/22/02, Passed 30-3, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• SB 2A, Vote #3, 5/27/03, Passed 27-13, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• HB 1835, Vote #55, 4/30/04, Passed 32-6, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• SB 2600, Vote #26, 5/6/05, Passed 40-0, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• HB 5001, Vote #24, 5/5/06, Passed 39-0, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• SB 2800, Vote #36, 5/3/07, Passed 38-0, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• SB 2C, Vote #1, 10/12/07, Passed 23-9, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• HB 5001, Vote #39, 4/16/08, Passed 27-13, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• SB 2600, Vote #8, 4/16/09, Passed 39-0, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’
• HB 5001, Vote #16, 11/16/10, Passed 39-0, Díaz de la Portilla – ‘Yea’