Monday, September 16, 2019
After rising in recent days, including an eight cents jump two weeks ago, gas prices in Florida dropped last week with the average gallon in the Sunshine State costing $2.25 a gallon, three cents less than a week ago, according to a new study from AAA.  
The governor’s office reviewed his record on hurricane recovery, the environment, his three appointments to the state Supreme Court, his call to end Common Core in Florida, backing Israel, supporting medical marijuana and his first proposed budget. 
“House Bill 693 will lower taxes, allow for a more competitive marketplace, and increase competition in Florida’s economy,” Fischer’s office stated.
Spano took part in a committee hearing on “The Shutdown: Economic Impact on Small Businesses.” 
Webster’s “Physicians Pro Bono Act” has a pretty simple concept. If he or she provides care for free to some Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) patients, a doctor would get to deduct the costs from their taxes. Webster says his bill also helps the government by reducing red tape and saving money.
Florida cities are poised for job growth in 2019, Florida becomes the hot real estate market for millennials, and delinquency on home loans are going down.
AAA released a study on Monday morning finding, on Sunday, the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.28, a jump of eight cents over the past week and 16 cents more than the start of last month. However, this remains more than 50 cents a gallon lower than October when Hurricane Michael hit the Panhandle. 
The governor’s budget represents a $2.6 billion increase over the budget passed last session, which at the time, was a record of $88.7 billion, up $6.3 billion--7.6 percent--over the 2017 budget.
The group pushing the initiative is Citizens for Energy Choice (CFEC), which decided to champion the amendment in Florida after seeing the success a similar proposal had in Texas. Patton pointed to the successful electricity choice market implemented in Texas in 2002 as a major inspiration for the proposed amendment in Florida. 
Soto introduced the “Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act” and the “U.S. Virtual Currency Market and Regulatory Competitiveness Act” which, he said, “will analyze what can be done to protect consumers from price manipulation and ensure America remains a global leader in fostering innovation in this evolving global marketplace.”