After its very rocky roll out, Obamacare is taking off. And nowhere is enrollment higher than here in Florida. One-point-one million Floridians have signed up this year. But now, as CBS4’s Rick Folbaum explained, the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding a case that could all but strip Florida residents of the healthcare safety net they’ve only just been able to afford.
Parents do a lot for their kids but do you know how to make your teen a millionaire?
Gun owners would be able to apply for concealed weapons licenses at their local tax collector’s offices under a National Rifle Association-backed measure approved unanimously by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.
It is that time again. Time to begin filing your 2013 tax returns. It’s also time for the thieves and scammers to try to get your tax refund before you do. Tonight, CBS4’s David Sutta looks at the skyrocketing cost of identity theft impacting taxpayers, and what’s being done to reign in fleeced IRS refunds.
The protest of the George Zimmerman verdict at the Florida Capitol cost the taxpayers of Florida approximately $173,000 in overtime expenses for security.
Two former Miami-Dade County workers have been arrested in a sophisticated overbilling scheme that may have cost taxpayers millions of dollars, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
The biggest thorn in the side of the public financing of Marlins Park was billionaire Norman Braman. With the Dolphins now asking for public money to help renovate Sun Life Stadium, Braman is back to fight against the new stadium deal.
Last year at this time, the Miami Marlins were the toast of Major League Baseball and South Florida was abuzz with hope the franchise had finally turned the proverbial corner into a true contender. Just a year later, despite one of the best stadiums in baseball, the Marlins are operating about as far under the radar as any team in Major League Baseball.
If it wasn’t for bad publicity, the Miami Marlins wouldn’t have any publicity at all. The latest blight on the franchise’s name comes from CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald. According to the Herald, dozens of workers who helped build Marlins Park are still waiting for at least $67,000 in back pay from the contractor that hired them.
Do you need a little extra cash? Everyone’s favorite tax agency might be holding it for you. $61 million is waiting to be claimed, and more than 62,000 Florida residents are entitled to the money, according to the Internal Revenue Service.