budgets http://wlrn.org en Police, Libraries And Parks Among County Departments To See Cuts In 2015 http://wlrn.org/post/police-libraries-and-parks-among-county-departments-see-cuts-2015 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fewer police officers, higher public transportation fares and cuts to organizations that provide social services. That's what would happen under Miami-Dade's proposed budget for next year.</span></p><p>Mayor Carlos Gimenez unveiled the plans for the 2015 county budget on Tuesday.</p><p>The proposal attempts to close a $64 million budget gap without raising property taxes. To do so, hundreds of jobs will be eliminated across the county government.</p><p>The police will receive the biggest cut, with a projected loss of at least 300 jobs.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:15:00 +0000 Carla Javier 35252 at http://wlrn.org Police, Libraries And Parks Among County Departments To See Cuts In 2015 How Will Libraries Fare In Gimenez's Budget? http://wlrn.org/post/how-will-libraries-fare-gimenezs-budget <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;">Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos </span>Gimenez<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;"> is slated to reveal his proposal for next year’s budget tomorrow and lots of eyes are on how much he will allocate for county libraries.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:16:29 +0000 Wilson Sayre 35152 at http://wlrn.org How Will Libraries Fare In Gimenez's Budget? Pérez Art Museum Miami Asks For $2.5 Million In Additional Funding From Government http://wlrn.org/post/p-rez-art-museum-miami-asks-25-million-additional-funding-government <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.pamm.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Pérez Art Museum Miami </a>says it&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">needs help. The museum, which opened in December of last year, has not received enough private dollars to meet its $14 million annual operating costs.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:22:08 +0000 Carla Javier 35112 at http://wlrn.org Pérez Art Museum Miami Asks For $2.5 Million In Additional Funding From Government Budget Cuts for Police, Fire Rescue and Libraries? http://wlrn.org/post/budget-cuts-police-fire-rescue-and-libraries <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><br><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 18534 at http://wlrn.org Budget Cuts for Police, Fire Rescue and Libraries? Scott's $74.2 Billion Budget Sets The Record http://wlrn.org/post/scotts-742-billion-budget-sets-record <p></p><p>TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a record-breaking $74.2 billion budget Thursday, pouring hundreds of millions of additional dollars into public schools, colleges and universities in a proposal that Democrats knocked as a public-relations gimmick.</p><p>Scott's plan would boost spending by almost $4 billion in the coming budget year, which begins July 1, with much of the increase heading to education. He said the bump reflected more incoming tax revenue brought on by an economic recovery after the fallout from the Great Recession clouded the budgets of his first two years.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Brandon Larrabee & Brandon Larrabee 8700 at http://wlrn.org Scott's $74.2 Billion Budget Sets The Record The People’s Guide To The Federal Budget http://wlrn.org/post/people-s-guide-federal-budget <p></p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper 16120 at http://wlrn.org The People’s Guide To The Federal Budget Funds Slashed For People With Disabilities http://wlrn.org/post/funds-slashed-people-disabilities <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">http://vimeo.com/41945480</p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.714em; text-align: justify; font-family: body-font; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">A network of Florida facilities that supports people with disabilities will lose nearly $1.6 million this year – just as the social services provided by the network are needed most.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 15:37:29 +0000 Sammy Mack 899 at http://wlrn.org Broward Schools Face Largest Budget Deficit In State; Effect On Other Districts Unclear http://wlrn.org/post/broward-schools-face-largest-budget-deficit-state-effect-other-districts-unclear <p>Every school district in Florida is dealing with layoffs and budget cuts. But Broward County in South Florida is facing the largest budget deficit in the state—more than $140 million. And its forced teachers and students in the nation’s 6th largest school district to get creative about spending&nbsp;money.</p><p>Students at South Broward High in Hollywood waited in the rain during the first week of school to get inside what used to be the video production classroom. Only, the video production program was cut last school&nbsp;year.</p> Fri, 09 Sep 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Sarah Gonzalez 2107 at http://wlrn.org Broward Schools Face Largest Budget Deficit In State; Effect On Other Districts Unclear