A new proposal would allow free tolls and park admissions for Purple Heart recipients living in Florida.
A Miami Herald reporter held in Venezuela against his will arrived in Miami on Sunday. Andean bureau chief Jim Wyss arrived aboard an American Airline flight which landed at Miami International Airport at 10:38 a.m.
Miami Herald Andean bureau chief, Jim Wyss,who had been detained by Venezuelan authorities was released Saturday.
The Miami Herald’s Andean bureau chief, Jim Wyss, has been detained by Venezuelan authorities, the paper reports.
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.
Civilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.
With the peak of the 2013 hurricane season approaching, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is urging congress to end National Guard furloughs which started July 8th and are set to continue through September.
Governor Rick Scott is using the possibility of Tropical Storm Chantal impacting Florida’s coast by this weekend to question sequestration implemented by Congress and the White House earlier this year.
Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.
It was quite a homecoming for the Florida families of the Florida Army National Guard’s 856th Quartermaster Support Company.