Federal Grant Rescues Miami-Dade Fire Rescue From CutsFor the last six months, Miami-Dade County’s fire union and the mayor’s office have been slinging mud and insults at each other over a budget shortfall that threatened 59 jobs and three fire rescue trucks.
South Florida Police Depts. To Receive Grant Money To Hire OfficersThe Miami-Dade Public Schools Police Department and the Miami Gardens Police Department are just two of the 11 South Florida police departments who will receive federal money to hire more police officers.
Fla. Gets Grant To Study SinkholesSinkholes are an all to common occurrence in Florida and that's why the state has received a $1.08 million federal grant to study the state's vulnerability to the natural phenomenon.
Miami-Dade Transit Awarded $10 Million Grant It’s a good day for Miami-Dade transit. On Wednesday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood presented county leaders with a $10 million grant.
Report: Florida Has "Significant Issues" Implementing Race To The Top Florida is one of three states named in a new report as having “significant issues” meeting plans for Race to the Top school grant money.
Fla. Misses Out On $100M Race To The Top GrantFlorida was not among a group of nine states to receive a $100 million federal grant for early learning.
Dade Teachers To Get Merit Pay, State SaysSome of Miami-Dade's best teachers could find something extra in their paychecks by September. That’s because the school district's merit pay plan was given the green light by state education officials.