Budget Proposal

(Source: CBS4)

GOP Legislative Leaders Gearing Up For Budget Battle

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 Legislature. (Source: AP)

State House, Senate Take Up Budget Proposals

Florida House and Senate committees will cast their initial vote Wednesday on their competing budget proposals.


(Photo Credit: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Mayor Gimenez To Hold Town Hall On Budget Proposal

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.



Dade Supt. Carvalho’s Budget Saves Teaching Positions

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.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Miami-Dade mayor Carlos Gimenez

600 Questions Submitted To Gimenez’s Social Media Town Hall Meeting

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.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Miami-Dade mayor Carlos Gimenez

Mayor Gimenez’s Budget Reveals Deep Cuts

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.