Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney finally began revealing some of his plans for paying for massive tax cuts and naming which government agencies he plans to close if he wins the White House in November.
President Barack Obama paid his second visit to South Florida in the last month Tuesday for a pair of fundraisers and a speech to students at Florida Atlantic University.
With poll results showing each of them surging at different points of the week and with the enormous stakes of Tuesday’s Florida presidential primary, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney face different challenges as each takes the stage for Thursday night’s debate in Jacksonville.
Gov. Rick Scott is going into his second legislative session with the same priorities — creating jobs and making the state more business friendly — but this time around his goals are more realistic.
Florida Governor Rick Scott outlined his 2012 job creation agenda Wednesday morning and it includes several of the hot button conservative issues being pushed in both Washington and Tallahassee.
The state government is expected to face another shortfall over the next two years ranging from $1.3 to $1.7 billion according to state economists.
Florida workers laid off after this week will be out of luck if they were hoping for long-term unemployment benefits from the federal government. Instead, after 23 weeks, workers will receive no aid and all long-term aid ends on January 1, 2012.
It’s a new month, and the start of a new fiscal year for the stare of Florida, and that means changes in the lawbooks. 160 new laws took effect Friday at Midnight, with something for everyone in the state.
When Florida starts its new fiscal year this Friday, 160 new laws will hit the books. Many of those laws, as well as the budget, carry out the conservative governing philosophies of Republican Gov. Rick Scott and the GOP-majority Legislature.
Miami-Dade mayoral candidate Carlos Gimenez has promised to cut taxes and take back raises if he’s voted into office in the June 28th special election.