WMFE is Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming on 90.7 FM and Classical Music on 90.7 HD2. Part of the community since 1965, WMFE focuses on providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
CLOSEOpt Out: I already like WMFE!

Like us on Facebook!

Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by

State Budget Cuts Affecting Central Florida County Services

It may take longer to get a passport, marriage license or to pay traffic fines in central Florida over the next couple of months. Budget cuts from Tallahassee are affecting county services across the region.

Brevard County’s clerk says state budget cuts forced furloughs for some of its employees. The Clerk of Courts Office in Merritt Island is temporarily closed until late September. The Titusville, Melbourne, Viera, and Palm Bay offices will stay open.

Also, the clerk’s office in Melbourne will not process injunctions, or restraining orders, until September 28th. They can still be processed at the Titusville and Viera offices.

In Orange County, the Clerk of Courts office says it has to trim $1.4 million in expenses by September 30th. Orange County is trying to cut costs by offering a voluntary early retirement program for some employees and keeping some positions unfilled.

Volusia County’s clerk’s office says it’s had to implement a hiring freeze, and eliminate open positions because of state budget cuts.

Sign Up For 90.7 WMFE's Newsletter

Catch up on the latest Central Florida news and get updates on programs, events and more.


WMFE Journalistic Ethics Code | Public Media Code of Integrity

About Crystal Chavez

Crystal Chavez