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.
Defense To End Civilian Furloughs, But They Could ReturnCivilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.
National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other CutsAcross the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.
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.
Navy's Blue Angels Key West Show Might Be Last For A WhileThe Blue Angels, the Navy's elite fighter jet demonstration unit, are performing this weekend in Key West in what may be their final public exhibition at least through Sept. 30, the end of the Navy's fiscal year.
FAA Closing North Perry Control Tower, Opa-Locka SurvivesThe Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that starting April 7, 149 federal contract air traffic control towers will close, including the tower at North Perry Airport in Hollywood.
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.
Scott "Infuriated" After Pentagon Details Budget Cuts' Effects On Fla.On Friday evening, the Pentagon sent a blunt warning to Gov. Rick Scott that spells out the cloudy impact on the Sunshine State.
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.
Sequestration Looms Large For FloridaBy 11:59 Friday night, the White House will officially have to order the sequestration, a series of across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts that threaten to send the United States back into recession.
Scott Questions Obama's Leadership In Face Of GOP ObstructionFlorida Governor Rick Scott returned to his tea party roots Wednesday when he strangely said that if the sequestration is instituted, it will be because President Barack Obama’s administration, “fails to do its job.”
Survey: S. Florida Hospitals Could Lose $368M If Deadline PassesReturning Monday after a week off, Congress will have just five days to save South Florida hospitals from losing $368 million.
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.
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.