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Court: House Actions Illegal, But Lawsuit Filed Too Late

The Florida Supreme Court ruled House members do not have to return to the capitol for the end of the 2015 session.

05/01/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

House Tells High Court Adjourning Early Was Legal

In response to a lawsuit filed by state Senate Democrats, the leadership of the Florida House has told the state’s highest court that it had the power to adjourn three days before the schedule end of the session.

05/01/2015

(Source: AP)

Austerity Arrives With Sequestration

Sequestration day has arrived in Washington, D.C. and by 11:59 Friday night, the White House will be forced to order across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts in European-style austerity that could plunge the United States back into recession.

CBS Miami–03/01/2013

(Source: AP)

Sequestration Looms Large For Florida

By 11:59 Friday night, the White House will officially have to order the sequestration, a series of across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts that threaten to send the United States back into recession.

CBS Miami–02/28/2013

(Source:AP)

Scott Questions Obama’s Leadership In Face Of GOP Obstruction

Florida Governor Rick Scott returned to his tea party roots Wednesday when he strangely said that if the sequestration is instituted, it will be because President Barack Obama’s administration, “fails to do its job.”

CBS Miami–02/27/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.

It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.

CBS Miami–02/25/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Government Sequester Looking More And More Likely

It’s beginning to look more and more likely government spending in the United States is going to be hit with one of the largest austerity packages in recent memory.

CBS Miami–01/31/2013

(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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