Government Spending

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Scott Releases $74.2 Billion BudgetIn 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.
Congress Appears Ready To Let Sequester HitHundreds of thousands of jobs across America, including many in the Sunshine State, hang in the balance as Congress refuses to consider any compromise deal to avert the cuts contained in the sequester.
Scott Eliminating 3,647 State Jobs In New BudgetGovernor Rick Scott unveiled his spending priorities for the coming year Thursday with the release of his annual budget recommendations.
Government Sequester Looking More And More LikelyIt’s beginning to look more and more likely government spending in the United States is going to be hit with one of the largest austerity packages in recent memory.
Romney Pitches Medicare VouchersRepublican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney unveiled his plan to completely overhaul Medicare, which will directly impact millions of Floridians.
Hialeah: Drive a City Car, And You'll PayIt's a pretty sweet deal linked to thousands of South Florida government jobs. Not only do taxpayers pay for a car for employees to do their jobs, but the let those workers take the car home, meaning taxpayers subsidize their commute. In Hialeah, those days are over, by mayoral decree.
GOP Proposes Deep Domestic Spending CutsRepublican leadership in the House announced Thursday they plan to cut domestic spending by roughly 20 percent to get the levels back to before President Barack Obama took office.