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Scott Releases $74.2 Billion Budget

In 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.

CBS Miami–01/29/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Congress Appears Ready To Let Sequester Hit

Hundreds 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.

CBS Miami–02/19/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Scott Eliminating 3,647 State Jobs In New Budget

Governor Rick Scott unveiled his spending priorities for the coming year Thursday with the release of his annual budget recommendations.

CBS Miami–01/31/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Government Sequester Looking More And More Likely

It’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.

CBS Miami–01/31/2013

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Romney Pitches Medicare Vouchers

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney unveiled his plan to completely overhaul Medicare, which will directly impact millions of Floridians.

CBS4–11/04/2011

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Hialeah: Drive a City Car, And You’ll Pay

It’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.

CBS4–09/21/2011

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GOP Proposes Deep Domestic Spending Cuts

Republican 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.

CBS4–02/03/2011

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