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Two foreclosure clinics aim to help struggling homeowners. (Source: CBS4)

Will Victims Of Foreclosures Get Fair Share Of Money Owed?

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.

CBS4–06/05/2013

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

Capitol Hill

Defense Dept. Drops Blackberry For Apple, Google Phones

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.

CBS4–02/27/2013

2012 U.S. Budget

Impact Of Fiscal Cliff On S Florida’s Housing Market

Time is ticking for the Senate and the House as they meet Sunday in a last ditch effort to avoid the fiscal cliff.

CBS4–12/30/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

A Closer Look At Florida’s Amendment 3

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.

CBS4–10/18/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Hiring Situation Inches Upward In August

Private employers here and across the country are starting to hang out their help wanted signs as we approach the fall.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

A surveillance camera (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Florida Food Stamp Program Tops, Wins $9 Million Fed Bonus

The Department of Children and Families gets a bad rap for the way it manages everything from foster care to adoptions, so its only fair they get credit for a good thing, and the feds say Florida is tops in managing Food Stamps.

CBS4–07/02/2012

iPhone (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Big W)

Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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