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Florida Money

Senate Removes Long-Term Funding From Ambitious Springs Plan

The Senate has drained a recurring pool of money from a measure intended to provide long term protection and management of the state’s endangered natural springs.

04/22/2014

Florida Money

Weatherford: No New Stadium ‘Checks’ This Year

House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, indicated Wednesday he’s not in favor of the state setting aside money for any professional-sports stadium projects this year, after also opposing a high-profile effort in 2013 to direct tax dollars to improvements at the home of the Miami Dolphins.

02/12/2014

Sheriff Scott Israel asks for significant budget increase. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Sheriff Wants A $94 Million Funding Increase

Broward’s new sheriff, with his hat in hand, visited the County Commission on Tuesday.

CBS4–05/21/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Special Election Canceled After Stadium Bill Fails To Clear Legislative Hurdle

Now that the bill to renovate Sun Life Stadium using public financing has failed in the state legislature, local voters won’t get a chance to decide the stadium’s fate on May 14th.

CBS4–05/03/2013

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross at Sun Life Stadium on December 19, 2010 in Miami, Florida.

Fins Owner Stephen Ross Defends Decision To Upgrade Sun Life Stadium

He’s the one person that hasn’t been heard from in the push to upgrade Sun Life stadium.

CBS4–04/19/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade College Seeking Sales Tax Hike For Additional Funding

Miami-Dade College has plans to ask county voters to pass a half-cent sales-tax increase to help shore up the college’s finances, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–03/06/2013

(AP)

Miami-Dade, Broward Districts Named Race To The Top Finalists

Two South Florida school districts have been named among five finalists for the U.S. Department of Education’s new Race to the Top competition.

CBS4–11/28/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Understanding The Florida Amendments

The 2012 ballot will be one to remember across the state of Florida. The ballot is the longest in Miami-Dade history and much of the ballot is taken up with 11 constitutional amendments written in legalese that can confuse even the most well-informed voters.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's 33rd annual national convention on September 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Money Could Be Deciding Factor Near Election’s End

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made his way out of South Florida Thursday into what could best be described as an uncertain future of his campaign.

CBS Miami–09/20/2012

University Of Miami Hurricanes Logo

Beloved UM Philanthropist Passes Away

South Florida philanthropist Florence Hecht passed away on Friday.

CBS Miami–08/25/2012

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