Budget Battle

(Source: CBS4)

GOP Legislative Leaders Gearing Up For Budget Battle

During his run up to re-election Republican Gov. Rick Scott talked about grand plans to spend it on boosting school spending while slashing taxes and fees by hundreds of millions of dollars.


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Super Committee’s Failure Infuriates South Floridians

At Pete’s barber shop in Pinecrest today there was a big lunch-time crowd getting spruced up for Thanksgiving, but not at all thankful for the gridlock that has gripped Washington as Congress fails to deal with jobs and the deficit.



Hialeah Firefighters Rehired Following Last Minute Deal

More than a dozen recently laid off Hialeah firefighters have been rehired after a round of last minute negotiations.


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Hialeah Firefighter Layoffs Averted, For Now

Fourteen recently laid off firefighters received good news as they showed up to turn in their equipment at the Hialeah Fire headquarters Thursday afternoon; their jobs are safe, for now.


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Hialeah Mayor, Union Pointing Fingers After Firefighter Layoffs

It is the first week of unemployment for 14 Hialeah firefighters.


U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-FL) and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL). (West Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images; Wasserman Schultz Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

E-Mail War Erupts Between West & Wasserman Schultz

As tensions over the possibility of a potential government default continue to rise; an ugly e-mail battle sprang up Tuesday night between U.S. Representatives Allen West and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz.