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Budget cuts that once threatened many local libraries lifted. (Source: CBS4)

County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries Open

The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

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Shop ‘Til You Drop On School Supplies Tax-Free

Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is in full swing.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

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Back-To-School Supply Seekers Ready For Florida’s Tax Free Shopping

Summer days are quickly coming to an end which, for kids and parents alike, could only mean one thing…it’s almost time to head back to school.

08/01/2013

(Source: Florida Governor's Office)

Gov. Scott To Promote Teacher School Supply Debit Cards In S. Fla.

Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Wednesday afternoon to promote the state’s new teacher-supply debit card, which is aimed at helping teachers buy supplies without having to pay out-of-pocket costs.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

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Florida’s Back-To-School Shoppers Ready For Tax Free Deals

If you have kids in school, you’re probably going shopping this weekend as Florida’s popular “Back-to-School” sales tax holiday takes place.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

(Source: AP)

Florida’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Gets Upgrade

Florida’s popular “Back-to-School” sales tax holiday is coming up, and this year it’s getting an upgrade. Personal computers and accessories selling for up to $750 will be tax free.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commission Approves Tax Rate For New Budget

Miami-Dade County government may be about to undergo another round of austerity after county commissioners approved by a vote of 8-4 a budget for the new year which does not include an increase in property taxes.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

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Scott Signs Bill Paying For Everglades Restoration

A tax on farmers in the northern Everglades will continue to pay for the long-term costs of the restoration of the River of Grass under a bill signed into law by Governor Rick Scott Tuesday.

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

(Source: AP)

Scott Reauthorizes August’s Sales Tax Holiday

Florida shoppers hoping to get a break from sales tax on certain items will have their chance in August.

CBS Miami–05/20/2013

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross at Sun Life Stadium on December 19, 2010 in Miami, Florida.

Fins Owner Stephen Ross Defends Decision To Upgrade Sun Life Stadium

He’s the one person that hasn’t been heard from in the push to upgrade Sun Life stadium.

CBS4–04/19/2013

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