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Budget All But Done After Late-Night Deals

Lawmakers were on the verge of a final budget deal Sunday night after agreeing on virtually all of the outstanding spending items —putting them in striking distance of finishing the legislative session on time.

04/28/2014

Florida Money

Senate Removes Long-Term Funding From Ambitious Springs Plan

The Senate has drained a recurring pool of money from a measure intended to provide long term protection and management of the state’s endangered natural springs.

04/22/2014

Florida Money

Budget Negotiations Begin In A Jovial Mood

Lawmakers began meeting as joint House and Senate negotiating committees late Monday, starting a weeklong sprint to craft a final spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1.

04/21/2014

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Top Five Free Date Ideas In Miami

Dating and love don’t have to cost a fortune, especially when Miami has so many fun free things to do.

04/08/2014

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Senator Votes For State Budget Despite Not Being At Capitol

Politicians often have to prioritize items because of time constraints. For state Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto, the priority may be money and Sarah Palin over government business and voters.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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House And Senate Pass Budgets, Get Ready For Talks

The House and Senate approved plans Thursday to spend about $75 billion in the budget year that begins July 1, setting up negotiations between the two sides over how much to devote to priorities ranging from education to child welfare to the environment.

04/03/2014

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House & Senate Set To Vote On State Budgets

The Florida House and Senate are prepared to vote Thursday on each chamber’s preferred version of the 2015 state budget.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

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Governor Promotes Cancer Research Funding In Miami

Governor Rick Scott was at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center along with members of the University of Miami Health System to highlight cancer research funding.

03/14/2014

Florida Money

Lawmakers Have Money To Spend Or Give Back

Some recovery in Florida’s economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.

02/27/2014

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Sheridan House Working To Save Students From Wrong Path

It started with a visit from a judge to the pastor of Sheridan Hills who wanted to avoid sending kids with behavioral problems to jail. Now, some 46 years later, the Sheridan House continues to provide help for families on everything from counseling to meal planning on a budget and more.

CBS Miami–02/07/2014

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