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Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Budget, Vetoes Nearly $500 Million

Gov. Rick Scott is signing a new state budget into law—but not before vetoing nearly $500 million from the spending plan.

06/23/2015

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Lawmakers Pump Up Prisons Budget

While slicing and dicing other areas of the budget, lawmakers plan to boost the state’s spending on prisons by $43 million to address needs such as replacing vehicles and fixing leaky roofs and to wipe out a years-long deficit.

06/10/2015

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Florida Legislature To Resume Budget, Health Care Fight

Florida legislators are heading back to the state Capitol promising to do what they couldn’t during their 60-day regular session — pass a new state budget.

05/31/2015

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House Budget Plans Start To Take Shape

House leaders Friday released an outline of how they would divvy up about $28.5 billion in general revenue next year as budget proposals start coming together.

03/13/2015

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Mobile Apps Can Help Manage Personal Finances More Efficiently

Keeping a budget can be a time-consuming chore that many people struggle to handle. But there are personal financial apps that can help make paying bills and balancing accounts as easy as texting your friends.

11/03/2014

Miami-Dade County Commission (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commissioners Vote On Budget

Miami-Dade Commissioners met Thursday night to take a final vote on the county’s $6.2 billion budget.

09/18/2014

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Lawmakers Approve Budget Report With Small Surplus

A legislative committee approved a report that projects a surplus in the budget year that starts in July.

09/10/2014

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Florida May Not Have The Money For Scott’s Plans

The state may have the money needed for the budget, but maybe not enough to do Gov. Rick Scott is promising on the campaign trail.

09/04/2014

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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commissioners To Vote On Max Tax Rate Tuesday

As Miami-Dade commissioners prepare to vote on the maximum tax rate Tuesday, Mayor Carlos Gimenez stressed his proposed budget as a “worst-case scenario” for the county.

07/14/2014

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