Sunday, April 21, 2019
U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., scored some wins on Capitol Hill this week as the U.S. House supported two of his bills. 
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. 
The “Puerto Rico Admission Act” would make the territory a state beginning in 2025.
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...
18 new Customs and Border Protection Officers are going to be stationed at OIA over the next six months.
On Wednesday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) released a report showing Americans will buy $6.9 billion--$75.35 per person--on food for July 4.
With two months until the Republican primaries at the end of August, conservatives are starting to take sides across the Sunshine State. 
The FCSBM focused on Duval County in one of the reports it released on Tuesday. 
This is the latest reform to the federal government that Scott has proposed. The governor has also called for congressional supermajorities to pass tax or fee increases; giving the president a line item veto; and creating congressional term limits. 
Facing a serious primary challenge from U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Putnam highlighted his support from 45 of the sheriffs that lead law enforcement in Florida’s 67 counties.