Tag Archives: budget cuts

Budget cuts to close 14 air traffic control towers in Florida

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 2, 2013 at 10:05 am

Closing the towers will meet the $637 million in cuts the Federal Aviation Administration is required to make.

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White House’s sequester plan would affect budgets of Alachua County programs

By on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 4:27 pm

The White House’s newly released sequester, or governmental budget cuts plan, will affect Alachua County and Florida programs.

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Feb. 20, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 11:16 am

Santa Fe College is partnering with UF to offer a new engineering program The Pentagon is warning Congress about possible mass layoffs if planned budget cuts take place in March Georgia man on death row was given a temporary stay of [...]

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Clerks get budget help

By on August 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

A panel of lawmakers has approved Governor Rick Scott’s request to restore nearly $30 million in budget cuts for Florida’s court clerks. Without the budget adjustment, the clerks would have faced layoffs, branch office closures, and cut office hours. We [...]

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Marion County School District facing more cuts

By on August 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Another round of budget cuts is hitting the Marion County school district, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, this one could have significant effects on the county’s art and music programs.

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Students at UF try legislative approach on cuts

By on June 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:40 pm

On Tuesday,  the finance committee meeting of the Board of Trustees may decide whether to recommend approval or disapproval of the proposed budget cuts at the University of Florida. The group “Save UF” sent to the state legislators to urge them to reconsider [...]

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University’s reserve funds remain focus of the faculty and administration’s debate

By on May 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

University of Florida President Bernie Machen gathered opinions from the faculty and staff at UF about the impending budget cuts during an open forum meeting yesterday, the first meeting of its kind between both faculty members and the university President. The [...]

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UF faculty still questioning budget cuts

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

University of Florida President Bernie Machen made one last effort to gather opinions about budget cuts at an open forum earlier today. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, President Bernie Machen got an idea of just how faculty members [...]

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UF students and faculty rally against proposed budget cuts

By on May 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:10 am

University of Florida students, faculty and staff gathered this afternoon to rally against the proposed budget cuts of 38 million dollars. Florida’s 89.1,  WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports.

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UF’s reserve funds may help cushion some budget cuts

By on May 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:13 am

University of Florida President Bernie Machen is suggesting the school’s reserve funds may help delay budget cuts. President Machen says people should keep in mind reserves aren’t a solution to the cuts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the [...]

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