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Florida Republicans Continue to Take Aim at Biden on Inflation

Republicans from the Sunshine State continue to slam President Joe Biden’s handling of inflation. On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on “the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) release from the Bureau of...

Rick Scott Takes Aim at Joe Biden Over Inflation

As inflation rises, price increases disproportionately hurt small businesses and low and fixed-income families.

Steven Greenhut: Hiking the Minimum Wage Lowers Opportunities for Poor

The minimum wage has once again become a hot topic now that the Biden administration is looking to increase it nationally to $15 an hour – echoing the base labor rate that California lawmakers established a few years ago. Note that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation based on the Census Bureau’s cost-of-living-adjusted standard.

Fort Myers and Sarasota Ranked Best Cities to Retire in U.S.

Four Florida cities finished in the top 10 list of U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best Places to Retire.

Rick Scott Unveils Five Proposals to Keep Higher Ed Costs in Check

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke at the Heritage Foundation on the future of higher education and his efforts to keep higher education costs in line and help students enter the workforce. During his speech, Scott announced five proposals to lower the cost of higher education.
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