Thursday, August 5, 2021
Noting more than six months have passed since Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the Pensacola Republican called it a big win for the economy and for American families. 
U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., appeared on U.S. 1 Radio News on the “Morning Magazine with Bill Becker” show to talk about the growing trade war between China and the U.S. this week.
The bill was sent to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.
According to the PSC, nobody will have to change their current numbers and only new numbers will have the 689 area code. 
Rooney brought out the “Travel Agent Retail Fairness Act" which rolls back regulations that have been in place since the Nixon administration. 
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. 
Noting that oil prices have reached the highest point in more than three years including crude oil rising $7 a barrel in the past week, AAA warned that gas prices will rise in the short run. 
On Wednesday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) released a report showing Americans will buy $6.9 billion--$75.35 per person--on food for July 4.
A report finds that the average Florida taxpayer pays far less compared to most Americans. However, there is room for improvement.
Gov. Rick Scott was upbeat about the news and contrasted the use of public funds to support such ventures and leaving them to the private sector.