Sequester

U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz met with members of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), Hispanic Unity of Florida and Amigos for Kids to discuss the current and future impact of sequestration on Hispanic and Latino families in South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Wasserman Schultz Discusses Impact Of Sequester On Hispanic Families

U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz met with members of the National Council of La Raza, Hispanic Unity of Florida and Amigos for Kids to discuss the current and future impact of sequestration on Latino families in South Florida.

CBS4–08/21/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Center Could Be Part Of NOAA’s Planned Furloughs

For many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

Crew aboard a commercial fishing boat, right, portraying a U.S. Coast Guard vessel engages in mock combat with a sailboat during the Great Battle for the Conch Republic Friday, April 26, 2013, in Key West, Fla.  (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

“Seaquester” Sails In Annual Key’s Celebration

The year’s Conch Republic Independence celebration continues, but mandatory federal budget cuts have kept the Coast Guard docked.

CBS4–04/27/2013

(Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

Budget Cuts To Keep Coast Guard Out Of Conch Republic Celebration

Federal budget cuts have scuttled the Coast Guard’s plans to take part in the annual Conch Republic celebration this year.

04/07/2013

(Source: CBS4)

New State Budget Forecasts Expected Soon

State economists are preparing new budget forecasts for how much money the state should collect in taxes over the next few years.

CBS Miami–03/15/2013

Opa-Locka Airport tower (Source: CBS4)

Miami Lakes Town Council: Opa-locka Tower Closure “Insane”

Miami Lakes’ town council met in emergency session Friday and unanimously condemned the federal government’s scheduled closure of the air traffic control tower at busy Opa-locka airport.

CBS4–03/08/2013

Airplane

Miami Lakes To Hold Emergency Meeting On Tower Closure

The mayor of Miami Lakes has called an emergency meeting of the Town Council for Friday to discuss what they can do about the closure of the tower at the Opa-locka airport.

CBS4–03/07/2013

Airplane

Federal Budget Cuts May Endanger Air Safety

At Opa-locka airport in North Miami-Dade, tenants waited years for a new control tower to replace the old, short, cramped one. Now that they have the new tower, they might not be able to continue using it.

CBS4–03/04/2013

(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)

Sequester Cuts Would Impact Florida

Unless Congress comes to some sort of agreement by March 1st, a series of automatics cuts called sequester will go into effect that will cut services to children, seniors and those serving our country.

02/24/2013

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