Revamping Retirement System A Priority For Incoming House SpeakerIncoming House Speaker Will Weatherford said the current pension system is "old and archaic", and he wants to change it.
Gov. Scott Meets With Teachers Union For First TimeOn Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
Hollywood Commissioners Approve Trimmed Down BudgetHollywood commissioners unanimously approved the city budget that had pitted the financially strapped city against its unions.
Hollywood Voters Approve Pension ReformVoters in Hollywood have spoken -- they want pension reform for city employees.
Miami Names Temporary Finance ChiefMiami Mayor Tomás Regalado has picked an interim chief financial officer to lead the city through its latest budget woes. Scott Simpson, finance chief of the Miami Parking Authority who earlier in his career served as the city’s finance director, will spend the next three months looking for ways to balance the 2012 budget.
City Of Miami Faces Estimated $40M Budget ShortfallA year after filling a huge budget deficit with deep cuts in pay and pensions, Miami is staring at a budget shortfall that could reach $40 million, and is looking at reducing department budgets by 10 percent across the board.
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Scott Wants Fla. Employees To Pay Toward PensionsFlorida's state workers, teachers and many local government employees may soon be paying out of their own pocket to contribute to their own retirement fund.