The Broward County Police Benevolent Association is fighting to save the jobs of 13 police officers who have been told they’re being laid off due to a ten million dollar budget shortfall.
More than a dozen Hollywood police officers will soon be out of a job after the city informed them that the positions had been eliminated due to a budget shortfall.
211 Broward — the free helpline which connects people in need with a wide range of services — needs help itself. The agency is trying to close a $25,000 budget shortfall.
The latest property appraisal numbers from Miami-Dade and Broward Counties showed a mixed picture with some areas stabilizing while others continued to decline.
If you’re a non-union Dade County employee, look for less in the check than you’d expected July 1st, courtesy of the Miami-Dade Commission.
Both the Florida House and Senate have passed budget bills, and while they differ in a number of ways they are in harmony on one point; whatever is eventually passed will be painful to almost every state funded program in Florida and people who depend on them.
As Governor Rick Scott and the GOP-led Florida Legislature look for more places to cut in the budget, the head of the state judiciary is warning that the judicial branch may have to start furloughs of court personnel if emergency funds aren’t approved.