Budget Cuts

Miami-Dade Commissioners To Vote On Max Tax Rate TuesdayAs 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.
Focus on South Florida: Meals on WheelsMeals 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.
Defense To End Civilian Furloughs, But They Could ReturnCivilian 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.
Mayor's Budget Proposal Could Cost MDFR Recruits Their JobsMore 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.
National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other CutsAcross 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.
Hurricane Center Could Be Part Of NOAA's Planned FurloughsFor 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.
County To Keep North Perry's Tower In OperationThe Broward County Commission has stepped in to keep the control tower at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines open.
FAA Closing North Perry Control Tower, Opa-Locka SurvivesThe 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.
Federal Budget Cuts May Endanger Air SafetyAt 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.
State Legislators To Tackle Budget 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.
Scott's State Of The State Address To Be Decidedly DifferentGov. Rick Scott came into office on a conservative wave, promising to change Tallahassee, fight President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and make Florida as business friendly as he could.
Scott "Infuriated" After Pentagon Details Budget Cuts' Effects On Fla.On Friday evening, the Pentagon sent a blunt warning to Gov. Rick Scott that spells out the cloudy impact on the Sunshine State.
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