During his run up to re-election Republican Gov. Rick Scott talked about grand plans to spend it on boosting school spending while slashing taxes and fees by hundreds of millions of dollars.
Florida House and Senate committees will cast their initial vote Wednesday on their competing budget proposals.
Residents of Miami-Dade who have questions about Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s proposed budget will be able ask them Tuesday evening at a Town Hall meeting.
Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho spending proposal for the upcoming year does something that his counterpart in Broward has been unable to do – balance the budget without laying off teachers.
Twenty-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.
Twelve 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.