Obama's Plan Meeting Opposition From Both PartiesPresident Barack Obama laid out a plan to reduce the federal deficit Monday with a combination of spending cuts and tax hikes. It was immediately met with criticism in South Florida from both tax opponents and from his own supporters.
600 Questions Submitted To Gimenez's Social Media Town Hall MeetingTwenty-four hours after Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez revealed the details of his latest budget; the repercussions are still filtering out to all those who would be affected. Six hundred questions were submitted to Gimenez Thursday evening.
Mayor Gimenez's Budget Reveals Deep CutsTwelve days after taking office, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will recommend closing 13 libraries, eliminating the county’s Head Start program and reduce the county workforce by almost 1,300 employees as part of a plan to close a $409 million budget deficit next year, according to sources familiar with the proposal.
Fl. Senate Releases Larger Budget Plan Than House Senate budget-writers unveiled a spending plan late Monday that was $3.3 billion higher than its House counterpart, giving the clearest indicator yet of how far apart the chambers stand as the midpoint of the session nears.