Miami-Dade Clerk's Office Closing Public Counters Due To Budget ShortfallA shortfall in funding is blamed for the upcoming shutdown of seven Miami-Dade County Clerk’s offices.
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts BenefitsThe 10-year budget blueprint unveiled by the House GOP Tuesday would dramatically increase military spending while making cuts to Medicare.
Amid Beach Backlash Gov. Chris Christie Ends New Jersey ShutdownNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed his final budget after a three-day state government shutdown which included backlash over a viral photo of him lounging on a state beach closed to the public over the budget issue.
State Budget, Rideshare Rules Among New Laws Starting SaturdayNew laws going into effect Saturday include ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber having to comply with statewide rules and teachers along with students being allowed to express their religious beliefs at public schools.
Gov. Scott Calls For Special Session Over Florida's BudgetFlorida Governor Rick Scott, joined by Florida Senate Joe Negron and Florida House of Representatives Richard Corcoran called for a special session next week after reviewing Florida's $82.4 billion budget.
Trump Administration Asks For $25M To Protect Trump TowerThe Trump administration wants more money to protect the president's New York skyscraper, add hundreds of new Secret Service agents and tighten security at the White House, according to the new budget document given to Congress.
Dems & GOP Release Spending Bill, Eye Health Care Reform Republicans and Democrats have agreed on a spending bill that will avert a government shutdown and released the legislation early Monday morning.
Florida House Starts Moving On 'Safety Valve' BudgetIt appears some quick thinking may have been done in the Florida Capitol this week.
White House Unveils Trump BudgetPresident Trump's first budget proposal released today and it would cut funding for several agencies while increasing the budget for defense, homeland security, and Veterans affairs.
Gov. Scott Budget To Face Legislative SqueezeWhen Gov. Rick Scott unveils his proposed state budget to a room full of reporters and editors Tuesday morning in Tallahassee, the plan likely will include few new blockbuster programs.
Despite Recovery, Florida Facing Tight BudgetLawmakers will face a tight budget during next year’s legislative session and will likely need to take action to head off a shortfall in the near future, a new report suggests.
Trimmed Tax Package Ready For VoteFlorida lawmakers are set to approve a tax-cut package on the final day of the legislative session.
Budget Set At $82.3 Billion Amid Intrigue, CriticismLawmakers formally unveiled an $82.3 billion budget plan on Tuesday.
Budget Deal Reached; Session To End On TimeHouse and Senate leaders announced a deal on the state budget during a late-night meeting Monday.
House, Senate Ready To Approve Budget PlansLawmakers on both ends of the Capitol worked Wednesday to prepare spending plans for the budget year that begins July 1, with House members squabbling about funding for Planned Parenthood while senators readied a reduction in education property taxes.