As Miami-Dade commissioners prepare to vote on the maximum tax rate Tuesday, Mayor Carlos Gimenez stressed his proposed budget as a “worst-case scenario” for the county.
Meals on Wheels in Broward County is struggling to provide food to those seniors most in need because of a massive cut in federal funding. We focus on why the situation is particularly troubling, and what can be done about it.
Civilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.
More than 140 Miami-Dade Fire Rescue employees could lose their jobs under the proposed budget after the mayor’s sudden about-face on the property tax rate.
Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.
For many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.
The Broward County Commission has stepped in to keep the control tower at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines open.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that starting April 7, 149 federal contract air traffic control towers will close, including the tower at North Perry Airport in Hollywood.
At Opa-locka airport in North Miami-Dade, tenants waited years for a new control tower to replace the old, short, cramped one. Now that they have the new tower, they might not be able to continue using it.
As Florida continues to slowly pull out of the recession, state lawmakers aren’t behind a billion dollar eight ball as they try to come up with a budget.