Tax Cuts

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Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.

It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.

CBS Miami–02/25/2013

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Scott Eliminating 3,647 State Jobs In New Budget

Governor Rick Scott unveiled his spending priorities for the coming year Thursday with the release of his annual budget recommendations.

CBS Miami–01/31/2013

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Fiscal Cliff Deal Said To Be Done

The outline of a deal to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” is reportedly been made in the Capitol with just hours to go until the end of 2012.

CBS Miami–12/31/2012

President Barack Obama arrives for a campaign rally on October 11, 2012 at the University of Miami, in Coral Gables, Florida.   (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Report: Obama To Play Hardball On Fiscal Cliff

The U.S. is set to go over the much-hyped “fiscal cliff” on January 1 and the intransigency of both parties looks like it will push the country over the edge. The big winner of the looming tax hikes though could be President Obama if he wins re-election in November.

CBS Miami–10/18/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Shows He’s Exactly Who We Thought He Was

The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.

09/19/2012

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Budget Forecast Reveals Florida Turning Financial Corner

A new budget forecast released this week by state economists shows the state is expecting in 2013 to bring in enough money to meet its needs for public schools and health care programs, with $1 billion still left for reserves.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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Florida Consumer Confidence Remains Relatively Optimistic

When it comes to the economy, Floridians remain reasonably optimistic despite possible setbacks that are on the horizon.

08/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Latest Class Warfare Speech

Obama’s latest speech on tax cuts for the middle class is just a retread of his tired class warfare rhetoric and strategy.

07/10/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attends a Super Tuesday Republican primary elections evening in Boston, Massaschusetts, March 6, 2012. Republican voters made their way to the polls in the Super Tuesday primary elections in 10 states and 437 delegates at stake. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Romney To Target HUD For Closure, Education Dept. For Consolidation

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.

CBS4–04/16/2012

(Source: CBS4/Pool) President Obama arrives in West Palm Beach Tuesday, April 10th

President Obama Attends Hollywood Fundraiser

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.

CBS4–04/10/2012

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