Sequestration

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

Responders from a National Guard CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) during the Vigilant Guard 2013 exercise at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., May 18, 2013. CBRNE stands for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive. (Source: Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa/Florida National Guard)

Defense To End Civilian Furloughs, But They Could Return

Civilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

MOORE, OK - MAY 22: Major General Myles Deering of the Oklahoma National Guard tours Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the area on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other Cuts

Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

(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

Beautiful planes like these will be a scarce sight in the sky for the rest of 2013. (Source: AirShowKeyWest.com)

Navy’s Blue Angels Key West Show Might Be Last For A While

The Blue Angels, the Navy’s elite fighter jet demonstration unit, are performing this weekend in Key West in what may be their final public exhibition at least through Sept. 30, the end of the Navy’s fiscal year.

CBS4–03/23/2013

(Source: CBSLosAngeles)

FAA Closing North Perry Control Tower, Opa-Locka Survives

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that starting April 7, 149 federal contract air traffic control towers will close, including the tower at North Perry Airport in Hollywood.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

(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

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott “Infuriated” After Pentagon Details Budget Cuts’ Effects On Fla.

On Friday evening, the Pentagon sent a blunt warning to Gov. Rick Scott that spells out the cloudy impact on the Sunshine State.

CBS4–03/02/2013

(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)

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

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