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Florida Could See $845M Budget Surplus

Florida could see a budget surplus for the fiscal year and Governor Rick Scott has a few ideas for how to use it.

09/05/2013

Miami-Dade Commission chambers August 28, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Waste Collectors Will Get Money Back In Paychecks

Waste collectors who spent much of their day at the Miami-Dade County Commission chambers will get a piece of their paycheck back.

CBS4–08/29/2013

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What Is The Best Way To Make And Keep A Budget?

Should tracking your money be a part of your daily routine? Or is it better to set a plan, sit back and watch?

CBS Miami–08/24/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

Enjoy a vacation overseas (Source: CBS4)

Enjoy A Getaway On Layaway

Many people dream of taking a fabulous vacation, but paradise is often financially out of reach.

CBS Miami–08/18/2013

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Report: Miami-Dade Library Closures Down To Just Four

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez revealed Thursday that the deep budget cuts will only close four libraries and not the worst case scenario of 22 libraries closing.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 29: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a press conference with fellow Republicans on objecting to a scheduled U.S. Senate recess next week June 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. U.S. Sen. Jim Demint and other senators are requesting that the U.S. Senate remain in session to work on the debt ceiling issue. Also pictured (L-R) are U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate GOP Members Oppose Rubio Shutdown Plan

Florida Senator Marco Rubio, who threatened to shut down the entire government if the Affordable Care Act wasn’t defunded, now says it’s not him who is threatening a shutdown but rather President Barack Obama.

CBS Miami–08/01/2013

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Proposed Plan Would Save Six M-D County Libraries From Closure

An updated budget plan may save half a dozen Miami-Dade County libraries from being permanently padlocked, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.

CBS4–07/30/2013

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Some S. Fla Fire Stations Closing Monday

Due to budget constraints, CBS4 has learned several Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units will be taken out of service Monday morning.

CBS Miami–07/21/2013

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recruits are upset over budget cuts that could affect their future jobs. (CBS4)

Mayor’s Budget Proposal Could Cost MDFR Recruits Their Jobs

More than 140 Miami-Dade Fire Rescue employees could lose their jobs under the proposed budget after the mayor’s sudden about-face on the property tax rate.

CBS4–07/16/2013

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