Congressional leaders are patting themselves on the back Wednesday after finally passing a bill dealing with the fiscal cliff. The bill prevented most tax hikes for middle-class taxpayers, but that doesn’t mean Uncle Sam won’t be taking more out of your paycheck.
Several new laws take effect January 1, restricting this and cutting that, but one welcome law is an increase in Florida’s minimum wage.
There is a growing trend that proves just how expensive getting a college education has become. Young women are looking for help to pay for college from complete strangers.
The new year will ring in a new raise for Florida workers who make minimum wage.
It is time to start thinking about holiday shopping and how you’re going to pay for it this year. As Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine explains, what was old is new again. Stores are bringing back “layaway.”
A Florida judge ordered Casey Anthony to pay almost $100,000 in law enforcement costs for investigating the death of her 2-year-old daughter.
Struggling to close a yawning $400 million budget gap for the new budget year that begins Oct. 1, Miami-Dade County is scrapping a 3 percent cost-of-living raise for executives and other non-union employees who are under the mayor’s purview.
The Florida Senate bill that calls for the development of a merit pay system for teachers based on student achievement sailed through a Senate Budget subcommittee Tuesday.
A bill that will partially base teachers pay on test scores has been filed and it could open a rift between parents and teachers.
The makings of a showdown in Tallahassee appear to be taking shape as the Florida Senate education committee is set to debate teacher pay.