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Lawmakers Have Money To Spend Or Give Back

Some recovery in Florida’s economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.

02/27/2014

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Poll: 2/3 Of Americans Unhappy With Income & Wealth Distribution

Roughly two out of three Americans are unhappy with the current distribution of income and wealth in the United States, according to the latest Gallup Poll.

CBS Miami–01/21/2014

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Wall Street Recovers As Workers Are Left Behind

Charles Dickens’ famous line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” succinctly sums up the difference between workers and corporations as 2014 begins.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

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Fla. Economists Predict Growth In Local Economy

Florida economist are painting a good picture for the sunshine state’s economy, projecting steady growth over the next few years.

12/06/2013

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More Than 1 Million May Lose Extended Unemployment Benefits In December

More than a million people may lose their unemployment insurance in just a few weeks if Congress fails to extend a Great Recession program that increased the number of weeks for which unemployed workers qualify.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

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If Debt Default Deadline Hits, Then What?

As the Republican-led government shutdown continues, the approaching debt limit and a possible debt default continues to grow larger on the horizon.

CBS Miami–10/09/2013

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Economic Confidence Plummeting During GOP-led Shutdown

As Republicans continue to hold the U.S. government and economy hostage to achieve policy goals; consumer confidence in the U.S. is dropping at a rate not seen since Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

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U.S. Income Inequality Hits Nearly Record Levels

Americans are working harder and are producing more than at almost any time in recent history. But, the wealth gap between the richest one percent in the United States and the bottom 99 percent has grown to a point not seen since the early 20th century.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

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Initial Unemployment Claims Decline

WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) – The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits dropped to the lowest level the economy has seen since October 2007, before the Great Recession. Overall, the number of people who applied for […]

CBS Miami–08/15/2013

Money

Economists Predict Growth For FL

The economy is expected to grow steadily over the next three years in Florida.

08/09/2013

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