State Begins Review Of Dolphins Stadium Funding RequestThe Miami Dolphins are the first of four to have their application reviewed by the state for a $90 million boost for the $350 million in renovations at Sun Life Stadium.
Class Action Status Sought For Suit Over Kids In Nursing HomesAttorneys for around 200 disabled children in nursing homes will ask a federal judge to give class-action status to a lawsuit alleging the state is putting the children in nursing homes unnecessarily and cutting services for their care at home.
University Presidents Pitch Tuition Deal To LawmakersUniversity presidents have made a pitch to legislators in Tallahassee: add $118 million in state funding and they will not raise tuition.
Scott Vetoes $142 Million In State FundingFlorida Governor Rick Scott signed the new state budget that will cost roughly $70 billion Tuesday. But, Scott also vetoed more than $140 million in spending for various programs including several key programs in South Florida.
FL Finds Success In Paying Companies To Hire WorkersJerold Nelson was hard at work Thursday at his new job at Interactive Blue Communications (IBC), a small design and consulting firm in Miami-Dade. The 51 year-old husband and father landed the job after ten months of unemployment and a seemingly hopeless outlook.
Religious Spending Amendment Up For VoteA proposed constitutional amendment that would repeal Florida’s ban on state aid to churches and other religious organizations faces a final vote in the Senate Friday.