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Rubio Opposes, Nelson Supports Budget Deal

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said late Tuesday that he opposes a new bipartisan budget deal agreed to by chief negotiators Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash).

CBS Miami–12/11/2013

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Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.

It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.

CBS Miami–02/25/2013

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Draconian Federal Budget Cuts Revealed

While Congress and the President celebrated the $39 billion in cuts to the 2011 federal budget, many were waiting on the details of the expected draconian cuts before making a decision. The cuts were finally revealed Tuesday and will have a deep impact on the Sunshine State.

CBS4–04/12/2011

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Obama Budget Hitting Students Hard

President Barack Obama’s new federal budget will hit poorer students face more debt or not have a chance to go to college.

CBS4–02/14/2011