Budget Deficit Hits $666B, An $80B Spike For The YearThe federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to draft a tax code rewrite that promises to add up to $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the coming decade.
Poll: 80 Percent Dissatisfied With WashingtonBetween sequestration cuts, complete Congressional gridlock, and other problems, Americans are thoroughly sick of how things are going in the nation’s capital.
Florida 42nd On List Of Best-Run StatesFlorida ranked among the bottom ten states in 24/7 Wall Street's list of America’s best- and worst-run states.
Poll: Americans Split On Romney & Obama's Top IssuesNew polling from Gallup released Monday showed just how closely divided the country is on three main topics that could swing the election to either President Barack Obama or his Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
Miami Commission Signs Off On New BudgetAfter more than ten hours of debate and going over a proposed budget line by line, Miami commissioners approved a $479 million spending plan for next year just after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Exclusive: Allen West Reflects On 'Deficit Discontent'In his first year on Capitol Hill, South Florida 22nd Congressional District Representative Allen West has quickly become a strong conservative voice and a lightning rod for criticism from Democrats.
Poll: Voters Trust Obama More Than Republicans On EconomyAs the debt debate continues to threaten to bring down the American economy and way of life; a new poll found that Obama is the best of the worst when it comes to handling the debt and the economy.
Broward's Interim Superintendent Gets $16 K Pay RaiseCome the end of June, Broward County School District’s chief operating officer will get a $16 thousand pay raise when he takes over for Superintendent Jim Notter.
Miami Names Temporary Finance ChiefMiami Mayor Tomás Regalado has picked an interim chief financial officer to lead the city through its latest budget woes. Scott Simpson, finance chief of the Miami Parking Authority who earlier in his career served as the city’s finance director, will spend the next three months looking for ways to balance the 2012 budget.
City Of Miami Faces Estimated $40M Budget ShortfallA year after filling a huge budget deficit with deep cuts in pay and pensions, Miami is staring at a budget shortfall that could reach $40 million, and is looking at reducing department budgets by 10 percent across the board.
Lauderdale Lakes Trying To Dig Out Of A $9 Million Hole Desperate times are calling for some desperate measures in the City of Lauderdale Lakes which is facing a $9 million budget shortfall.
Lauderdale Lakes To Request Help From Broward Amid $9M Budget DeficitIn an effort to deal with its budget crisis, Lauderdale Lakes said it plans to seek help from Broward County. The move comes a week after Lauderdale Lakes’ city manager was voted out of office at a city commission meeting last Tuesday night.