While the possibility of a government shutdown still remain high due to Congressional dysfunction, a more important showdown still looms large over Capitol Hill, the debt limit.
The Republican-led House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution bill that sets up a government shutdown and possibly worse in the coming weeks thanks to a plan first pushed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio.
Florida’s former chief financial officer Alex Sink said Friday she will not run for the governor’s seat in 2014.
Late Thursday evening, the House of Representatives voted to slash the budget for the nation’s food-stamp program by $39 billion over the next ten years.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is concerned about the security of people’s personal information when they sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act and wrote top congressional leaders Monday to tell them.
All though the three-day schools summit, put together by Governor Rick Scott, is coming to an end, exactly what it means for teachers and students in the state of Florida still remains unclear.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s original plan to force a government shutdown to stop the Affordable Care Act is fizzling; but another, more dangerous tactic is starting to take shape amongst Republican leaders in the House of Representatives.
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, believed to be the leading candidate to take on Governor Rick Scott next year, will give the keynote address this weekend at the Louisiana Democratic Party’s annual fundraiser.
Interim Department of Children and Families Secretary Esther Jacobo will be among the attendees of a tri-county meeting next week to talk about the multiple recent deaths of children under DCF care.
Wall Street has a way of staying ahead of the curve and factoring in possible disruptions to the U.S. economy. But, a perfect storm of dysfunction, elections, and deadlines in Washington may derail the recovery and leave the global economy in shambles.