Sunday, August 18, 2019
“Low mortgage rates drove a major improvement in sales in the second quarter, which was more than enough to compensate for the rocky start we had at the beginning of the year,” said Florida Realtors Chief Economist Dr. Brad O’Connor.
The game staying for an additional year is considered a major win for the tourism industry. The Pro Bowl has generated more TV viewers than any other sporting event that Orlando has hosted since the Orlando Magic made the NBA finals a decade ago.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Wednesday in sending a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding answers with regard to the company’s relationship with Huawei, a Chinese state-directed telecommunications company.
With Congress out of session, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., visited Tampa Bay on Tuesday to focus on small business issues and healthcare for veterans. 
Vets from the post 9/11 era have even more trouble with the transition to the civilian world than those of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
The designation, which U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao announced last week, also opens the door to more federal funds for the port which handled almost 300,000 tons of cargo last year with that number expected to be doubled this year. 
Enterprise Florida is calling its efforts at the Paris Air Show, the largest air show in the world, a success.
Comcast disclosed that Epic Universe is being built on a multi-hundred-acre plot of land northeast of the Orange County Convention Center, approximately four miles from Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., continued his efforts to ensure government employees can’t perform union tasks while on taxpayers’ dime.
With an additional $4.5 million in local funds, the 45,000 square foot center and is expected to create more than 460 jobs and add an additional $66 million to the local economy.