GOP Legislative Leaders Gearing Up For Budget BattleDuring 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.
State House, Senate Take Up Budget Proposals Florida House and Senate committees will cast their initial vote Wednesday on their competing budget proposals.
Mayor Gimenez To Hold Town Hall On Budget ProposalResidents 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.
Dade Supt. Carvalho's Budget Saves Teaching PositionsMiami-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.
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.