Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The NFIB showcased it's Small Business Optimism Index on Tuesday which increased 0.1 points to 101.8 in March.
In the report, Adam Andrzejewski, the CEO and founder of OpenTheBooks.com and a Forbes.com columnist, notes that Florida placed fourth in the nation and received $5.6 billion in student loans.
“Following the success of legislation and executive action in more than 35 states across the country, retailers continue to applaud governors and state legislators for acting swiftly to close the online sales tax loophole,” the FRF announced on Monday.
Planet Hollywood, Earl of Sandwich and Chicken Guy! at Disney Springs were impacted. So were Buca di Beppo, Mixology and Tequila Taqueria restaurants across the country. 
Rooney is championing U.S. Rep. Ted Budd’s, R-NC,  proposal to “preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of federal government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects, and for other purposes.”
“As lieutenant governors, one of our main responsibilities is to promote economic growth, and under the new provisions renegotiated in the USMCA, we believe this agreement will benefit all our states and improve trade conditions for the business community,” the Republican lieutenant governors wrote. 
Today,‭ ‬I am honored to be in the beautiful city of Jacksonville while I meet with local business leaders from Duval and Nassau Counties to hear their thoughts on the direction of the nation as well as the local...
Ross is scheduled to speak to business and port leaders and tour the port facility.
"Florida drivers may see gas prices rise another 10 cents this week," said Jenkins. "Both planned and unplanned refinery maintenance, rising demand, and the switch to summer gasoline continue to contribute to the seasonal springtime jump at the pump. Based on current conditions, gas prices will likely peak sometime between Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day weekend."
“Florida’s economy is strong but there is still work to be done in some of our hardworking, resilient North Florida communities,” said DeSantis when he announced the grants on Wednesday. “The development of infrastructure is critical for the economic development of these rural communities.”