Wasserman Schultz Discusses Impact Of Sequester On Hispanic FamiliesU.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz met with members of the National Council of La Raza, Hispanic Unity of Florida and Amigos for Kids to discuss the current and future impact of sequestration on Latino families in South Florida.
Hurricane Center Could Be Part Of NOAA's Planned FurloughsFor many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.
"Seaquester" Sails In Annual Key's CelebrationThe year’s Conch Republic Independence celebration continues, but mandatory federal budget cuts have kept the Coast Guard docked.
Budget Cuts To Keep Coast Guard Out Of Conch Republic CelebrationFederal budget cuts have scuttled the Coast Guard’s plans to take part in the annual Conch Republic celebration this year.
New State Budget Forecasts Expected SoonState economists are preparing new budget forecasts for how much money the state should collect in taxes over the next few years.
Miami Lakes Town Council: Opa-locka Tower Closure "Insane"Miami Lakes’ town council met in emergency session Friday and unanimously condemned the federal government's scheduled closure of the air traffic control tower at busy Opa-locka airport.
Miami Lakes To Hold Emergency Meeting On Tower ClosureThe mayor of Miami Lakes has called an emergency meeting of the Town Council for Friday to discuss what they can do about the closure of the tower at the Opa-locka airport.
Federal Budget Cuts May Endanger Air SafetyAt Opa-locka airport in North Miami-Dade, tenants waited years for a new control tower to replace the old, short, cramped one. Now that they have the new tower, they might not be able to continue using it.
Austerity Arrives With SequestrationSequestration day has arrived in Washington, D.C. and by 11:59 Friday night, the White House will be forced to order across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts in European-style austerity that could plunge the United States back into recession.
Sequester Cuts Would Impact FloridaUnless Congress comes to some sort of agreement by March 1st, a series of automatics cuts called sequester will go into effect that will cut services to children, seniors and those serving our country.
Congress Appears Ready To Let Sequester HitHundreds of thousands of jobs across America, including many in the Sunshine State, hang in the balance as Congress refuses to consider any compromise deal to avert the cuts contained in the sequester.
Obama Prepping For Key SOTU AddressPresident Barack Obama continued to put the finishing touches on his State of the Union address Tuesday just hours before he’s scheduled to deliver what Real Clear Politics said would be a speech where Obama would “throw down the gauntlet to Congress.”
Government Sequester Looking More And More LikelyIt’s beginning to look more and more likely government spending in the United States is going to be hit with one of the largest austerity packages in recent memory.
Opinion: Elections Have ConsequencesThe day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Opinion: Four More Years Of GridlockEven the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.