Strong economies, especially in Latin America, led overseas tourists to flock to Florida in recent months.
Have you gone shopping yet. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17th and Americans will spend more on dear old dad than ever before.
The Miami Dade Inspector General issued a scathing report Thursday afternoon, rebuking county officials for failing to show even the slightest interest in how the AmericanAirlines Arena has been operated by the Miami Heat.
Shop till you drop no longer applies at least to people who you own iPads. CBS4’s Lisa Petrillo reports on how shopping sprees are going high tech from the comfort of your living room.
Florida lawmakers signed off late Friday on a $70 billion budget that doesn’t raise taxes, but eliminates thousands of jobs, slashes money going to hospitals and universities, and raises college tuition rates. The budget was the last significant action they took before adjourning the 2012 Legislative session at Midnight, the last possible moment.
The budget passed out of the Florida Senate last week slashes state funding to the eleven public universities by $400 million.
One for them… and one for me! If buying gifts for yourself is your holiday shopping philosophy, you aren’t alone. As CBS4′s Jorge Estevez explains… self-gifting is the newest trend that probably never went out of style.
If you travel to Cuba to visit family, or send money to support relatives, you may be able to rest easy. A plan by a South Florida congressman to restrict interaction with people on the island, restoring restrictions to those imposed in the Bush administration, was cut from a $1 trillion US Budget bill.
Florida Governor Rick Scott will release his 2012-2013 budget Wednesday that will have to tackle a projected $2 billion shortfall without raising taxes.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney unveiled his plan to completely overhaul Medicare, which will directly impact millions of Floridians.