Tuesday, October 22, 2019
While small business confidence slipped last month, it remains high in Florida and across the nation according to a study from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). “The small business Optimism Index maintained a historically solid reading, but took...
State Rep Wants to Expand Open Carry Most open carry proposal in Florida would have only applied to citizens with a concealed weapons permit. But now, state Rep. Anthony Sabatini, R-Howey-in-the-Hills, wants all gun owners to be able to carry...
Gas prices in Florida had a bumpy ride last week, moving up 7 cents a gallon before slipping towards the weekend. On Sunday, according to a new study from AAA, the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.48, up...
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced three Local Workforce Development Boards were awarded Veterans’ Performance Incentive Awards for their work of providing employment and training opportunities to thousands of veterans.
On Friday, in Monroe County, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee,  convened a hearing on “Florida’s Coastal Economy: Opportunities and Challenges in the Florida Keys.”
“Experts have estimated that about 56 percent of Florida’s economic loss from Hurricane Michael will be uninsured, leaving a gap of more than $9 billion in uninsured losses,” Rebuild 850 noted. 
If I were Satan and wanted to destroy the United States of America, this is one of the things I would do. It is like putting handcuffs on your best baseball players and expect them to go win games.
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state government are looking to ensure Florida’s workforce will be well-positioned in the years to come.
On Friday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the first of his series of proposals to help rein in the costs of higher education. 
This week, from his seat on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was able to secure funds for the Sunshine State as appropriations bills gained momentum in the upper chamber.