Thursday, August 22, 2019
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. 
With the Sunshine State getting ready for a tax-free back to school shopping holiday later this week, the executive director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) in Florida offered a reminder to support small businesses.
While the company loses around $1.2 billion in revenues annually due to the policy, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy explained why the restaurants stay closed on Sunday. 
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) honored “Hire a Veteran Day” and called on more businesses in the Sunshine State to bring veterans into their companies.
The program from Amazon is called Rekognition and the city has twice tested the technology. The first trial run went from December 2017 to June 2018.
With questions about how popular Russian-based FaceApp is handling its data, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled a proposal to require online realtors disclose the country of origin of all of their products.
The “Raise the Wage Act” passed on 231-199 vote with three Republicans joining the Democrat majority. Six Democrats–none from Florida–joined Republicans to vote against it.