Tens Of Thousands Of Floridians Lose Federal Unemployment BenefitsNearly 90,000 Floridians have lost their federal emergency jobless benefits. They were part of a group of 1.3 million Americans whose unemployment checks weren't part of the bipartisan budget deal passed by Congress last week and signed by President Obama.
Attempt To Defund Obamacare May Be Fading FastThe plan concocted by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee to either defund the Affordable Care Act or shut down the government appears to be on its last leg after it passed the GOP-led House of Representatives last week.
Politicians Push Bill To Help States Collect Online Sales TaxA group of Republicans and Democrats yesterday reintroduced a federal bill that could cost online retailers and customers more money.
Poll: Voters Losing Hope For Deal Over Austerity CrisisPresident Barack Obama cut his vacation short Wednesday and returned to Washington to continue negotiations on the rapidly approaching fiscal cliff. But, even with that move, a growing number of Americans believe no deal will be reached and the blame is falling on the GOP.
Rubio Withdraws Support For Controversial Internet LawOn the same day that thousands of websites including Wikipedia and WordPress have gone dark to protest the Stop Online Privacy Act and Protect IP Act; Florida Senator Marco Rubio announced he was withdrawing his name and support for the bill.
Senate United, House Divided Over Payroll Tax CutWhile both Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson supported a temporary payroll tax cut extension; Florida’s house delegation rejected the bill along party lines.
House Impasse Threatens Payroll Tax CutA high-stakes standoff in Congress could end up with thousands of Floridians losing money in their paycheck and hitting first-time home buyers in the area.
Wasserman-Schultz Pitches Payroll Tax Cut ExtensionDemocratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz was in Dania Beach Monday morning to renew her call for an extension to the payroll tax cut for all working Americans.