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Bill Could Bring Big Tax Credit To Florida Films

A Senate panel on Monday approved a bill to revamp the state’s current film and television incentives program. The legislation is a final push to get something passed this year.

04/07/2014

Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel, 37, was arrested during a "buy and bust" operation in Washington. (Source: CBS)

Congressman Radel Apologizes To House Republicans For Cocaine Bust

Congressman Trey Radel, who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, has apologized to his Republican colleagues.

01/08/2014

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Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance Extension

Senate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.

CBS Miami–01/07/2014

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Washington Preps For Contentious September

As Washington continues to head for a proverbial brick wall with government funding and the debt default, a schism in the Republican Party could be the key to keeping both the federal government in business and the nation from avoiding a debt default.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013

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Perfect Storm Of Dysfunction Shaping Budget Fight

Wall Street has a way of staying ahead of the curve and factoring in possible disruptions to the U.S. economy. But, a perfect storm of dysfunction, elections, and deadlines in Washington may derail the recovery and leave the global economy in shambles.

CBS Miami–08/12/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

House Business Expected To Increase Thursday

All eyes will again be on the Florida House of Representatives Thursday as the legislative session enters its final 48 hours. But, unlike the last two days, business should move through the House quickly.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. House Business Moving At Snail’s Pace

The Florida House of Representatives started work Wednesday the exact same way they ended work on Tuesday, with a robotic computer program reading every word of every bill at the request of House Democrats.

CBS4–05/01/2013

(Source:AP)

GOP Pitches Debt Limit Extension

For the second time in as many weeks, the Republican Party in Congress has blinked in a standoff with the White House over fiscal matters that threaten the economy of the United States.

CBS Miami–01/18/2013

(Source:AP/Susan Walsh)

Report: Current Congress Most Unproductive In History

The next time your boss complains that employees are simply not getting the job done, remind them it could always be worse; he could be in charge of Congress.

CBS Miami–12/28/2012

(Source:AP)

Poll: Majority Would Blame GOP For Fiscal Cliff Failure

As the nation moves closer and closer to the “fiscal cliff,” the public is making it known who they will blame if the nation falls off the cliff and into unprecedented austerity.

CBS Miami–12/04/2012

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