Saturday, July 11, 2020
“Serving as Florida’s twelfth Commissioner of Agriculture has been the greatest honor of my life,” said Fried.
Making Florida’s alimony laws fairer, clearer, and more consistent will protect the finances of already vulnerable families and help the healing process begin more quickly. It is about time we put the needs of families above the bottom lines of divorce attorneys.
Following a call with the Office of Financial Regulation (OFR), state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis weighed in on Tuesday to encourage financial institutions and mortgage lenders to continue to provide relief for Florida homeowners and businesses dealing with financial impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.
Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced on Tuesday that it is launching a resource to help Florida small and medium-sized companies safely build their international business connections. The Virtual Trade Shows Grant Program will allow companies to identify international clients and generate new export opportunities.
How the world has changed!  It wasn’t too long ago that an entrepreneur could go to a banker and find, at least some of, the money needed to start their venture.  However, in today’s increasingly regulated world, bankers are the last place most entrepreneurs go to find money. 
The OFR encourages Floridians to be sure they are fully informed before making a financial decision, including a vehicle purchase.
The most damaging report came from the Associated Press which describes how many apps from Google continue to collect and store location data even after a user disables location services. 
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...
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz took Sundar Pichai, Google’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), regarding “an employee-only group named ‘Resist,’ and reports that employees discussed modifying Google’s search algorithms to counter President Trump’s January 2017 travel ban.”
“Veterans bring valuable leadership, skills, and a mission-focused mindset that are fundamental to fulfilling our commitment to customer success,” said Michael Williamson, a vice president of missiles and fire control for Lockheed Martin.