Congress Passes Government Funding Bill To Prevent Shutdown, Sending Measure To BidenThe House and Senate on Thursday both approved a short-term government funding bill that keeps federal agencies open through early December and staves off a partial government shutdown, just hours before funding is set to expire.
Florida Medicaid Plans Seek Raise From State Amid LossesInsurers participating in Florida's new Medicaid managed care program are asking the state to increase their rates.
Carvalho Plan Could Make All Schools WirelessMiami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho wants his schools to have wireless Internet and announced a plan Wednesday that could secure the funding needed to make his wish a reality.
FL Finds Success In Paying Companies To Hire WorkersJerold Nelson was hard at work Thursday at his new job at Interactive Blue Communications (IBC), a small design and consulting firm in Miami-Dade. The 51 year-old husband and father landed the job after ten months of unemployment and a seemingly hopeless outlook.
First of 1400 Broward Teachers Lose JobsIt is a bad time to open the mailbox if you work for the Broward County School Board. Hundreds of teachers could open their mail to find termination notices tied to budget cuts.
Everglades National Park Preps For ShutdownEverglades National Park ranger Leslie Velarde is at home as she points out the birds nest in the trees, but thanks to the looming government shutdown, she soon may really be stuck at home.
Scott Gets Pushback From State Senators Over Rail RefusalGovernor Rick Scott just got a big political smackdown and many of his fellow Republicans helped administer it.
Governor Scott Ditches High-Speed Rail ProjectPartisan politics took center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday morning when Florida Governor Rick Scott formerly rejected more than $2 billion of federal money to build a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando.