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.
Miami-Dade County agreed late Tuesday to take the police union’s “best and final offer” back to the county as they try to hammer out a deal on concessions and cost breaks.
As Miami-Dade County and it’s police union battle over concessions and cost breaks, a day long negotiation session Friday produced some movement, but not nearly enough to satisfy the county.
With nearly 100 Miami-Dade police jobs on the line, county administrators and police union representatives wrapped up their first day of haggling over a collective bargaining deal.
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.
A decade ago Miami-Dade was embroiled in the politics of computerized voting and scandal within the election department.