Friday, June 5, 2020
With Halloween looming, trick or treaters will scare up some strong sales in the Sunshine State.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Coast Guard extended the contract for Panama City-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) to build four Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) ships, garnering the applause of officials from the Sunshine State.
Some U.S, government officials are pressuring American businesses to pull out of Venezuela in the noble effort to oust the murderous and illegitimate regime of “President” Nicolas Maduro. But in the case of U.S. energy companies, we should think...
Florida officials marked the one year anniversary of Hurricane Michael which devastated the Panhandle and the Big Bend. Gov. Ron DeSantis was in the Panhandle on Thursday to announce he was asking the Legislature for $25 million for the region...
The Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) has a new president after holding a conference in St. Augustine this past week. Michael Bourré, the president of Bourré Construction Group in Flemming Island, took over as FHBA president. A graduate of the University...
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin requesting the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to exercise its authority and launch a full review of the national security implications of...
On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the relaunch of Enterprise Florida’s commercial property search tool. “Find It Florida! is a robust, public database for viewing and uploading available commercial building and site properties across the state. The relaunch includes updates...
On Tuesday, at an event in Miami, Gov. Ron DeSantis offered several proposals to reform the occupational licensing process in the Sunshine State, insisting it will add more professional opportunities across the state. DeSantis noted at the start of the...
Last week, the University of West Florida (UWF) reeled in a $14.5 million grant to help expand training for manufacturing and cybersecurity in the Panhandle. On Friday, Triumph Gulf Coast, the organization overseeing funds to help Florida recover from the...
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced three Local Workforce Development Boards were awarded Veterans’ Performance Incentive Awards for their work of providing employment and training opportunities to thousands of veterans.