Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A businessman based in Jefferson County, Beshears has led the House Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee and was to take over the House Ways and Means Committee which oversees DBPR.
At the end of summer, more than 36,000 FPL customers were taking part in the program with that number expected to rise to more than 40,500 this month. 
Harris announced on Monday that it will invest more than $125 million in research and development (R&D) this fiscal year. 
From his perch on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., worked with Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry to steer the money to Northeast Florida. 
Castor announced on Wednesday that Tampa Bay Wave is getting a $300,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration in order to start a regional investor collaborative.
Taking part in a trade mission to Ireland and the United Kingdom spearheaded by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced on Wednesday that four Irish companies will be doing more business in the Sunshine State.
Florida TaxWatch released a report on Tuesday looking at the Independent Medical Review (IMR) program in California and examining if a similar effort in the Sunshine State could keep workers’ compensation costs low in Florida. 
At the end of last week, representatives from Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia wrote to retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is expected to take over as speaker in January, on the matter, calling for agricultural assistance from the federal government by the end of the year. 
The Florida Chamber of Commerce launches its Business Development and Trade Mission to Ireland and the United Kingdom with an event in Dublin on Monday. 
Florida TaxWatch released a report on Thursday examining how other states lure film and television projects to do business in their states and what Florida can learn from them.