“Prices should slip lower this week, due to falling futures prices on the stock market,” Jenkins said. “However, demand historically remains strong through August, which should prevent prices from slipping anywhere near the lows we saw last year."
Gov. Rick Scott announced that this year’s spring training period added more than 7,150 jobs to the state and $687.1 million to Florida’s economy.
However AAA warned that drivers in Florida could be seeing higher prices in the days to come, especially as wholesale gas prices are on the rise.
During his two terms in office, Scott has presided over an increase of more than 19 percent in the number of private sector jobs across the Sunshine State.
The study found Uber’s activities support $1 billion of gross domestic product in Florida and adds $134 million to the state’s economy.
Kushmer is a former farmer and government relations consultant for the Southwest Florida Water Management District and the owner of several small businesses. With such a lengthy business resume, Kushmer is clear why he is running.
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said prices across the nation are starting to dip due to a slight drop in oil prices though he warned that drivers should continue to expect to see some volatility when it comes to gas prices.
Other provisions being discussed include making it easier for employers to offer annuities, which would make it harder for retirees to outlive their savings.
On Wednesday, Scott called on the LBC to approve $340 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) fund to help citrus in Florida. The funds are part of a $2.3 billion federal package passed earlier in the year.
Pointing to China hitting the U.S. with a $34 billion tariff on products including pork, poultry, soybeans, corn and Florida lobsters, Curbelo said South Florida could feel the sting, noting that lobster fishing adds almost $50 million annually to the economy in the Keys alone.