Veterans' Agency Hopes To Avoid Budget CutsThe executive director for Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs hopes to avoid budget cuts or face closing nursing home.
Hurricane Costs Take Toll On State BudgetHurricane recovery efforts have already cost the state budget more than $141 million and are likely to increase.
Hurricane Irma No Boon To State BudgetHurricane Irma could extend its destructive reach to the next state budget.
Miami-Dade Clerk's Office Closing Public Counters Due To Budget ShortfallA shortfall in funding is blamed for the upcoming shutdown of seven Miami-Dade County Clerk’s offices.
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts BenefitsThe 10-year budget blueprint unveiled by the House GOP Tuesday would dramatically increase military spending while making cuts to Medicare.
Amid Beach Backlash Gov. Chris Christie Ends New Jersey ShutdownNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed his final budget after a three-day state government shutdown which included backlash over a viral photo of him lounging on a state beach closed to the public over the budget issue.
State Budget, Rideshare Rules Among New Laws Starting SaturdayNew laws going into effect Saturday include ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber having to comply with statewide rules and teachers along with students being allowed to express their religious beliefs at public schools.
Gov. Scott Calls For Special Session Over Florida's BudgetFlorida Governor Rick Scott, joined by Florida Senate Joe Negron and Florida House of Representatives Richard Corcoran called for a special session next week after reviewing Florida's $82.4 billion budget.
Trump Administration Asks For $25M To Protect Trump TowerThe Trump administration wants more money to protect the president's New York skyscraper, add hundreds of new Secret Service agents and tighten security at the White House, according to the new budget document given to Congress.
Dems & GOP Release Spending Bill, Eye Health Care Reform Republicans and Democrats have agreed on a spending bill that will avert a government shutdown and released the legislation early Monday morning.
Florida House Starts Moving On 'Safety Valve' BudgetIt appears some quick thinking may have been done in the Florida Capitol this week.
White House Unveils Trump BudgetPresident Trump's first budget proposal released today and it would cut funding for several agencies while increasing the budget for defense, homeland security, and Veterans affairs.