FISCAL CLIFF STORIES
Tucked into the "fiscal cliff" tax package approved by Congress are billions of dollars in tax breaks that should make the new year a lot happier for businesses.
While the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 passed to avoid the 'fiscal cliff,' a majority of Florida's representatives voted against the bill. Legislators also didn't vote along party lines.
Even though a fiscal cliff deal has been reached, we're going to see more money coming out of our pockets.
Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street after lawmakers averted sweeping cuts in government spending and with a last-minute budget deal.
Final approval came in the House on New Year's Night. The vote was 257 to 167.
President Barack Obama says an effort to change the nation's tax code that is too skewed toward the wealthy has been achieved with the "fiscal cliff" deal approved in Congress.
10 News looks at how the fiscal cliff impacts senior citizens.
The No. 2 Republican in the House leadership says he opposes a Senate-passed measure to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio broke with his party Tuesday and voted against a bipartisan compromise to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of tax hikes and spending cuts.
GOP-dominated chamber may vote as early as afternoon of rare New Year's session after Senate's middle-of-the-night approval.
vote expected as soon as today after White House and Senate Republicans
reach deal to avoid impact of the "fiscal cliff" and the bill flies
through the Senate.
Some say disaster was averted in the nick of time.
The measure would raise taxes by about $600 billion over 10 years compared with tax policies that expire at midnight Monday.
Facing a midnight deadline, Congress and the White House struck a "fiscal cliff" deal Monday night designed to avoid automatic tax hikes and budget cuts set to take effect in the new year.
President Obama said Monday that Congress is making progress on a short-term "fiscal cliff" deal, but it is increasingly clear as a midnight deadline approaches that Washington will have to fix the impending tax hikes and spending cuts retroactively.
Pinellas' share of 6.3 million federals dollars means 12 schools serving students from low income families lose funding.
There is some good news if a deal is not reached and we go over the so-called fiscal cliff. Experts say gas prices may actually drop.
State tax refunds may be a surprise victim of the federal "fiscal cliff."
President Obama said he remains hopeful Congress will reach a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff," but negotiations stalled Sunday afternoon on Capitol Hill.
The Senate's top Democrat and Republican are working this weekend to forge a compromise to prevent the country from going over the fiscal cliff.
President Barack Obama says "the hour for immediate action is here" on a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.
For 119,000 Floridians who rely on extended unemployment benefits, their benefit ends Saturday, December 29.
With the "fiscal cliff" clock winding down, President Barack Obama will meet with congressional leaders at the White House on Friday.
The Senate's top Republican says President Barack Obama has asked congressional leaders to convene at the White House for last-minute talks on a deal that avoids automatic tax increases and broad spending cuts.
The debate over the "fiscal cliff" continues to take a partisan tone, with just days remaining before the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts kick in.