While Washington remains in a standstill thanks to the GOP-forced government shutdown, the panhandle of Florida is preparing for a tropical storm and those preps could be hampered by the freeze in government.
A shutdown of the federal government appears to be inevitable as Republicans in the House continue to attach poison pills to continuing resolutions that would fund the government making the bills dead on arrival in the Democratically controlled House of Representatives.
Effects of a federal government shutdown could trickle down to Florida and local levels.
Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling gutting Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to restart a purge of “noncitizens” on Florida’s voter rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio and a group of GOP Senators are prepared to bankrupt the United States and possibly plunge the world into a depression if they don’t get their way to defund the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Checks for thousands of Florida foreclosure victims will finally be going out next week, with hundreds of millions of dollars more earmarked for new housing programs statewide.
Broward’s new sheriff, with his hat in hand, visited the County Commission on Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Defense announced today that it was further dropping its exclusive BlackBerry contract and opening all of its mobile communications networks to Apple, Google, and other device makers.
Time is ticking for the Senate and the House as they meet Sunday in a last ditch effort to avoid the fiscal cliff.
This November’s ballot is the longest in South Florida history. The reason: 11 constitutional amendments, some as long as a half of page. On the ballot, Amendment 3 is titled State Government Revenue Limitation. In simple English that means a new formula for the state budget.