Monday, November 18, 2019
AAA sounded an optimistic note when it released the study on Monday, noting that prices at the pump could drop another 10 cents in the Sunshine State in the next two weeks. 
According to AAA, 5.3 million Floridians will hit the highways.
The appointments won the applause of outgoing Gov. Rick Scott and Steve Swindal, the chairman of Port Tampa Bay Board of Commissioners. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
Two months after Hurricane Michael slammed into the Panhandle, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continues to push the federal government to help residents of that area.
On Wednesday, Florida TaxWatch offered a look on the 11 amendments that voters approved to add to the Florida Constitution last month and local tax and bond votes backed by voters across the Sunshine State. 
Patronis announced that S&P “raised the fund quality rating on the Florida Treasury Investment Pool to AA- from A+” and pointed to the “quality of investment, comparison with other funds with similar composition, and sound management by CFO Patronis’ Division of Treasury as the reasons why they made this change.”
On Tuesday, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) approved Settlement Agreements for Florida Public Utilities Company (FPUC) and for Florida City Gas (FCG) to implement savings from the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” championed by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans last year. 
At the end of summer, more than 36,000 FPL customers were taking part in the program with that number expected to rise to more than 40,500 this month. 
On Friday, Scott showcased a Visit Florida program to help the region. 
Gas prices continue to drop across Florida but AAA warns that rising oil prices could mean they will be going up in the new year.