Miami-Dade College Seeking Sales Tax Hike For Additional FundingMiami-Dade College has plans to ask county voters to pass a half-cent sales-tax increase to help shore up the college’s finances, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
FDOT Toll Increase Takes Effect SundayTake the Turnpike or travel to the west coast on Alligator Alley? Time to dig deeper at the toll plaza, because rates are going up on all state toll roads and bridges Sunday.
Feds Beef Up Oversight Of FPL Nuke PlantFlorida Power and Light, which is seeking permission to expand it's Turkey Point nuclear power plant in South Miami-Dade, is getting increased federal oversight of it's Jensen Beach plant near Port St. Lucie after the plant experienced a series of unplanned shutdowns.
Citizens Stalls Plans For New-Policy Rate HikeA plan to raise rates for new policies issued by Citizens Insurance died Thursday for the short term, but the Citizens board asked its staff to create plan for doing that in 2013.
Scott Signs Bill Increasing School VouchersA measure that would raise the cap on the state's voucher system, funded by tax credits to corporations who contribute to scholarship funds, was approved Friday by Gov. Rick Scott.
State Figures Show Record Visitors To Florida In 2011If the Sunshine State seemed a little more crowded to you last year, it was.
Postal Service: Stamp Prices Are Going UpThe cost of mailing a letter is once again going up across South Florida. That’s because the US Postal Service announced Tuesday it will be increasing postage rates.
Costco Raising Membership FeesIt will soon be a little more costly to shop for wholesale goods at Costco.
Fla. Universities Eyeing 7 Percent Tuition IncreaseTrustees at six of Florida's 11 state universities have unanimously agreed to raise tuition by 7 percent. That's on top of an 8 percent increase ordered by the Legislature for the next academic year.
Fla. Approves 18 Percent Rate Hike For State FarmIf you're with State Farm Florida Insurance you may see an increase in your bill. That's because regulators approved an average rate hike of 18.8 percent for Florida homeowners covered by State Farm.