Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Following a four-week trial before U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Cooke, a federal jury convicted Manuel Fernandez of 21 criminal counts for his participation in the bribery and fraud scheme.
On Friday, the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) showcased the 2019 Voting Records report for state legislators and honored some of them with the Champions for Business award.
Speaking to the Florida Radio Network, Bill Herrle, the NFIB’s executive director for Florida, says the problem is so bad in Florida that “it’s cost the state around 126,139 jobs and $614.8 million in annual state revenues.
On Tuesday, Rubio spoke with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge at a Rule of Law Defense Event and weighed in on the Left’s efforts to boycott Israel and now states looking to embrace pro-life bills.
The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) released a report on Wednesday noting that the average family in the Sunshine State will spend $139 per person for Father’s Day, part of $16 billion in spending expected around the nation for the holiday.
This week, Rubio and Grassley wrote U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Inspector General (IG) Joanne M. Chiedi requesting oversight on potential payments made to U.S. entities with partnerships to genomics companies affiliated with the Chinese government, including WuXi and BGI.
“Small business optimism eclipsed pre-shutdown levels, increasing 1.5 points to 105.0 in May, according to the latest figures from NFIB, the nation's leading small business advocacy organization. Six components in the Small Business Optimism Index improved, three were unchanged, and one dipped,” the NFIB noted on Tuesday.
Wexford Strategies brought on Chris Quinn as the vice president of international affairs, noting he would “be responsible for business development and advocacy strategies for international based clients who need assistance in the United States as well as assisting American companies who wish to engage abroad” in his new post.
According to the governor’s office, Family Café is “the nation’s largest cross-disability annual event and connects people with unique abilities and their families with a variety of products, services and resources.”
Initial reports indicate nearly 12 million customers may have had personal, financial and medical information breached due to an issue with a contractor’s billing vendor.