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(Source: CBS4)

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

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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

(Source: CBS4)

Media And Politicians Misinterpret Jobs Report

The Congressional Budget Office typically doesn’t make a lot of news, but Tuesday the CBO was front and center in the media. Unfortunately, most in the media and many politicians completely misinterpreted what the CBO reported.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

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Scott Releases $74.2 Billion Budget

In an election year nothing sells quite as well as tax cuts and with a tough gubernatorial election ahead this year, Governor Rick Scott released his 2015 budget that will target millions in tax cuts among other programs.

CBS Miami–01/29/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Scott Calls For Increased Education Spending In Election Year

Governor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it’s less than half of what he asked for last year.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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Miami-Dade Higher Ed Tax Approved

Voters will have an opportunity to vote on a whether a sales tax increase should be allowed.

01/17/2014

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States Increase Minimum Wage For 2014

Minimum wage workers have something to be happy about for the New Year.

01/01/2014

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Miami-Dade Co. Commissioners Eliminate Union’s Healthcare Concessions

Miami-Dade County commissioners defied Mayor Carlos Gimenez and restored public workers’ pay by eliminating an unpopular employee healthcare concession.

12/06/2013

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