Thursday, December 13, 2018
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. 
The grant, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be awarded to nonprofits, producers, academic institutions, government agencies and others to fund projects that will enhance the competitiveness of Florida’s specialty crops, which include fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops.
The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) unveiled its holiday shopping forecast on Wednesday.
Florida's most popular theme parks made headlines at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) in Orlando. Announcements of new attractions in central Florida overshadowed IAAPA's report slowing expansion in American and Asian markets. Despite the dropoff in...
With Democrats taking over the U.S. House at the start of next year, one of the leading members of the Florida congressional delegation is looking to get his priorities over the finish line in the coming weeks while the GOP remains in control.