Economics

Senator Marco Rubio practices his State of the Union response on 2/12/13. (Source: Senator Marco Rubio's Office)

Rubio Delivers Republican Response To SOTU

Minutes after President Barack Obama finished his annual State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress, Senator Marco Rubio stepped before the cameras and into the national spotlight to deliver the Republican response.

CBS Miami–02/12/2013

Counterfeit Money (Source: CBS4)

Expert: Post-Fiscal Cliff Tax Increases To Cost Fla. $6.5B

The Sunshine State’s financial forecast was made a bit cloudy by the fiscal cliff deal reached by Congress on Tuesday. So was yours.

CBS4–01/03/2013

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott gives his State of the State Address on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (Source: The Florida Channel)

Gov. Scott To Push For Another Cut In Corporate Tax

Scott on Thursday spoke to a national convention of Realtors where he said he’ll seek legislation that increases the number of businesses that are exempt from paying the tax.

CBS4–11/08/2012

US President Barack Obama greets Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as the two contenders arrive on stage for the third and final presidential debate October 22, 2012 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.  (Photo by: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama & Romney Put Lynn University On The Map With Final Debate

President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney clashed one final time on the national stage Monday night at Lynn University in a debate that was supposed to focus on foreign policy but went off the rails at several points throughout the night.

CBS Miami–10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Video Shot In S. Florida Hammers Romney Campaign

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney may be dealing with the toughest crisis of his campaign thanks to the release of a video from a private fundraiser that showed Romney making disparaging comments about President Barack Obama’s supporters and others.

CBS Miami–09/18/2012

Thru a Glass Darkly: Al’s 2012 Economic Forecast

Will we finally see the Economy improve here and around the country in 2012, and what will happen to our Investments, Homes and Jobs? That’s the question on a lot of people’s minds around South […]

12/07/2011

(Source: CBS4)

2012 Budget Gap To Be Upwards Of $1.7 Billion

The state government is expected to face another shortfall over the next two years ranging from $1.3 to $1.7 billion according to state economists.

CBS4–10/11/2011

(Source: AP)

Fiscal 4th Quarter Begins With Mixed Results

The fourth fiscal quarter has gotten off to a rocky start on Wall Street; but there are new signs the U.S. economy is improving, even if it’s just minor gains.

CBS4–10/03/2011

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State Budgets Rife With Potential Pitfalls

Florida Governor Rick Scott’s budget has been based on a pro-business, anti-tax platform. But, going too far in that direction carries as much risk as having too much government intervention.

CBS4–02/14/2011

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2010 Bank Failures Worst Since 1992

New numbers from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation showed 2010 was the worst year for bank failures in the United States since 1992 during the height of the savings-and-loan crisis.

CBS4–12/29/2010

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