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Front Page » 2008 » September (Page 11)

Statewide Drop In Taxable Sales Hits Local Municipalities But City County Say Theyll Make Do

As local governments tighten their belts to make up for money lost to property tax reform for the second year running, they face now another challenge: less revenue from consumer…

Miami To Cut 50 Jobs Freeze 30 Vacant Positions In Effort To Erase 35 Million Deficit

Miami city officials plan to cut 50 jobs and freeze 30 more vacant positions to help erase $35 million in red ink in the city's proposed budget.…

Miamidade Metrorail And Metrobus Raise Fares 50 Cents Increase Parking Fee To Help Close Looming Transit Deficit

Miami-Dade Metrorail and Metrobus fares are to rise by 50 cents Oct. 1 — county commissioners' first attempt at closing a looming transit deficit.…

Miamidade Commissioner Gimenez Proposes Budget Suggestion That Wouldnt Raise Any Taxes For Cities

Adamantly against increasing taxes for any Miami-Dade residents, county Commissioner Carlos Gimenez is pushing his own alternative to Mayor Carlos Alvarez's proposed budget.…
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