Thursday, January 23, 2020
Growers are encouraged to contact their crop insurance agent as soon as possible for specific details about the 2020 crop year.
The Florida Realtors released a report last week which showed more single-family home sales and higher median prices last month when compared to November 2018. There were also more pending sales and pending inventory last month compared to a year ago.
Florida continues to do better than the national average. The unemployment rate across the nation stood at 3.5 percent last month. 
AAA released a study which showed the average gallon of gas cost $2.42 a gallon on Sunday. That’s below the national average of $2.55 a gallon and a drop of four cents from a week ago.
DeSantis has been a breath of fresh air in Tallahassee with legislators praising his more open style than his predecessors--namely former Gov. Rick Scott--and it’s paid dividends.
The U.S. House passed a bill replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement with only strong support from the Florida delegation. The House passed the bill on Thursday afternoon with...
The Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program supports Northwest Florida’s recovery by addressing issues like revenue loss and operating deficits, which are not covered by available federal funding. These grants can also be used for infrastructure repair or replacement, beach renourishment, recreational facilities and debris removal.
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate joined the U.S. House by passing two bills with $1.4 trillion in appropriations, including $738 billion for defense, as Florida’s two senators joined in passing one but clashed over the other. 
The Florida Development Finance Corporation, the Illinois Finance Authority, the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) and the National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs endorsed Murphy’s legislation.
When asked about whether struggling papers should receive federal or local government funding, 53 percent of Democrats support federal funding and 61 percent supported local taxpayer subsidies.