Monday, May 25, 2020
With Halloween looming, trick or treaters will scare up some strong sales in the Sunshine State.
This week, the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FSHCC) named the “Top 50 Hispanic Business Leaders in Florida.” 
When the 2010s opened, Florida was reeling from the economic downturn thanks in large part to its dependence on tourism, new home construction and real estate, areas which took a hit when the economy went south. Throw in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf in 2010 and Florida was in bad shape. 
From the deregulation of professions and occupations to political gerrymandering in the Sunshine State, here's a look at those that made "the list."
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a list of provisions in the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” that, his office insisted, “will be critical to the state of Florida during the coronavirus pandemic.”
A report finds that the average Florida taxpayer pays far less compared to most Americans. However, there is room for improvement.
This is the first time a Small Shipyard grant, which were established back in 2008,  will be coming to Florida and Diaz-Balart is taking some of the credit. 
“Through the RFS, the government created and subsidized a false market for ethanol fuels that is hurting Americans."
On Friday, outgoing state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced that the timber industry suffered the overwhelming majority of agriculture losses from the hurricane as that sector lost $1.3 billion while other agriculture industries suffered almost $200 million. 
Harris announced on Monday that it will invest more than $125 million in research and development (R&D) this fiscal year.