Monday, August 10, 2020
Growers are encouraged to contact their crop insurance agent as soon as possible for specific details about the 2020 crop year.
Florida continues to do better than the national average. The unemployment rate across the nation stood at 3.5 percent last month. 
DeSantis has been a breath of fresh air in Tallahassee with legislators praising his more open style than his predecessors--namely former Gov. Rick Scott--and it’s paid dividends.
At the start of the year, Rubio and Klobuchar unveiled the “Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act” which, they insist, “would assist veterans re-entering the workforce by directing the National Science Foundation to encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).”
The U.S. House passed a bill replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement with only strong support from the Florida delegation. The House passed the bill on Thursday afternoon with...
Buchanan’s bill allows small businesses to work together in “multiple employer plans” (MEPs) which he insists will lower costs and make more businesses offer retirement benefits.
The Florida Development Finance Corporation, the Illinois Finance Authority, the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) and the National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs endorsed Murphy’s legislation.
The proposal would have the U.S. Commercial Service create metrics and goals for new-to-exporting firms. Under the bill, the federal government would work with state and local export promotion programs to encourage these businesses to look at more international sales and exports.
When asked about whether struggling papers should receive federal or local government funding, 53 percent of Democrats support federal funding and 61 percent supported local taxpayer subsidies.
Bill Herrle, the Florida executive director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), weighed in on the report on Wednesday when he spoke at Small Business Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee, noting “Floridians lose out on billions of dollars in income, and over a hundred thousand jobs are lost each year due to lawsuits.”