It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.
With more than a year and a half to go until the 2014 Florida gubernatorial election, Governor Rick Scott appeared to be in full re-election campaign mode as he dropped in on a senior citizens center Wednesday in Miami’s Little Havana section. Ironically, the center and others like it, was among programs the governor and legislature took the budget axe to in 2011 and 2012.
In an effort to keep tuition costs down, Gov. Scott plans to tie state universities’ money to how well they do on helping students get a job.
On Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.
A group of South Florida lawmakers put on their wetsuits Saturday and dove down under in the Keys to raise awareness about the future of Aquarius.
The battle between the workload faced by Miami-Dade’s Public Defender and his right to say “no” to some new cases hit Florida’s Supreme Court today, and the our come could possibly change the way the poor get access to legal services.
The budget passed out of the Florida Senate last week slashes state funding to the eleven public universities by $400 million.
Florida Governor Rick Scott will release his 2012-2013 budget Wednesday that will have to tackle a projected $2 billion shortfall without raising taxes.
As state lawmakers get ready to battle over spending cuts to make up for a $2 billion shortfall, Gov. Rick Scott is readying to release his 2012-13 budget recommendations.
Miami-Dade County leaders and the Police Benevolent Association have reached a tentative agreement on cuts totaling $56 million.