Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Around the State Today

Despite Stimulus, Education Suffers Cuts
CBS News
But that state is still reeling from an anticipated a $26 billion budget deficit, and teachers who had been rehired may face more pink slips. In Florida ...

Budget crunch forcing schools to cut, become creative
Jewish Telegraphic Agency

... of Palm Beach County in Florida is closing because of budgetary problems, examples abound of day schools struggling at the start of the academic year. ...
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Commissioners vote to approve 15 percent tax increase
County critics say the budget squeeze blamed on the declining economy could have been lessened by better management of revenues during South Florida's ...
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County may eliminate 199 more jobs
Florida Today
BY RICK NEALE • FLORIDA TODAY • September 9, 2009 Brevard County's next fiscal budget may include $40 million in spending cuts and elimination of 199 jobs, ...

Miami mayor's budget proposal puts the onus on unions
Also on the mayor's hit list: Increased parking fees, changing weekly bulk garbage pickup to monthly, and hikes in various fees like Florida Power & Light's ...

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