Sunday, July 21, 2019
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.
Pointing to the impact of Hurricane Irma, Nelson doubled down on his efforts to get the federal government to establish fuel reserves on both the east and west coasts of Florida. 
Just last month, Moody’s gave Florida a “AAA” credit rating, the highest the state has ever seen.
Noting more than six months have passed since Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the Pensacola Republican called it a big win for the economy and for American families. 
U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., appeared on U.S. 1 Radio News on the “Morning Magazine with Bill Becker” show to talk about the growing trade war between China and the U.S. this week.
The bill was sent to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.
Gas prices in Florida are holding steady and under the national average but AAA notes this is the most expensive summer when it comes to gas that the Sunshine State has seen in four years AAA released a study on...
With almost 40 million Americans hitting the road for the Independence Day holiday, AAA is warning they will find gas prices more than 50 cents higher than last year.
Noting that oil prices have reached the highest point in more than three years including crude oil rising $7 a barrel in the past week, AAA warned that gas prices will rise in the short run. 
Despite offering some criticism of the state’s finances, Moody’s Investor Services recently upgraded Florida’s credit rating to AAA--which is music to the state CFO’s ears. The report certainly contains  positive news when it comes to Florida’s economy and finances. Moody’s...