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.
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.
More than a dozen recently laid off Hialeah firefighters have been rehired after a round of last minute negotiations.
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.
It is the first week of unemployment for 14 Hialeah firefighters.
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.