Monday, January 20, 2020
The fraud scheme had major implications for other companies, including sinking Westernbank of Puerto Rico.
Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took over as chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business Committee. At the end of last week, Rubio penned a piece that ran in the Tampa Bay Times about how small cigar companies have helped Florida.
The Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is targeting Chicago-based financial firms and businesses to leave the cold and move to Florida. South Florida boosters have even dubbed Miami “the Wall Street of the South.”
While gas prices in Florida rose more than a dime a gallon last week, AAA expects them to lower now that Independence Day is in the rearview mirror.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., a key ally of the White House, offered advice for the Trump administration on Asian affairs even as President Donald Trump continued to try to hammer a trade deal with China and met with North Korean leaders.
On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) are accepting economic development project proposals for the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, offering up to $40 million to fund job training and public infrastructure projects that support growth and employment in Florida.
With Independence Day coming up on Thursday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) is expecting near record high spending in the Sunshine State and across the nation, even as less people celebrate the holiday thanks to it being in the middle of the week.
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis extended the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to help agriculture hurt by Hurricane Michael through July 12.
On the surface, this looks like a petition allowing free market principles into the energy market.
“Through the RFS, the government created and subsidized a false market for ethanol fuels that is hurting Americans."