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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

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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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Federal Grant Rescues Miami-Dade Fire Rescue From Cuts

For the last six months, Miami-Dade County’s fire union and the mayor’s office have been slinging mud and insults at each other over a budget shortfall that threatened 59 jobs and three fire rescue trucks.

12/03/2013

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A $45 Million Dollar Budget Surplus Is Announced At Jackson Health System

Jackson Health System announced an unprecedented budget surplus Wednesday of nearly $45.8 million dollars.

11/13/2013

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Shuttered Florida Prisons Could Be Re-Opened

One year after Florida closed several prisons to save money, the state insists it must re-open some of them because of a growing inmate population.

11/04/2013

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Miami Beach Approves Slight Tax Decrease

If you live on Miami Beach, you will pay a little less on your taxes next fiscal year.

09/30/2013

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