Saturday, September 21, 2019
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer insists these grants to small businesses to improve their building’ appearances are good investments.
Florida officials are warning that scammers are out in force during the holiday shopping season and are warning shoppers as they ready to hit the stores and go online. 
Republicans have controlled the Legislature in Tallahassee and the Governor’s Mansion for two decades but the state Senate has often, especially in recent years, proven to be a challenge for conservatives on everything from budgetary matters to Second Amendment issues. 
Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.64 million jobs since December 2010, including 21,200 private-sector jobs in October. Over the past year, 241,500 new private-sector jobs were created in Florida. Florida’s annual job growth...
The Florida Petroleum Council released a study towards the end of last week showing the Sunshine State’s economy would see an additional $2.5 billion in revenue over 20 years through offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico. 
On Friday, AAA released its Consumer Pulse Survey which showed that half of those surveyed--50 percent--of Floridians plan to spend Black Friday shopping while 45 percent plan to shop online come Cyber Monday. Almost a quarter of Floridians--22 percent--plan to shop on Thanksgiving on Thursday.
Farmers in the Sunshine State insist that cheap competition from Mexico is hurting agriculture across Florida, even taking the matter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) this week. 
Floridians are increasingly worried about their personal data as they get ready to buy gifts online for the holidays even as more of them use the Internet to shop. 
Central Florida's economy received a major boost this week as defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced two major contracts which will add 750 jobs at its Orlando facility. A portion of the next generation of the F-35 fighter jets as...
Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., to unveil the “Small Business Credit Protection Act" which would make the credit bureaus let small businesses know within 30 days of a data breach.