Florida: 2nd In Job Creation As Unemployment Continues to FallNext only to California, Florida added the highest number of jobs in the nation and the state's unemployment rate declined for the fifth straight month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Speedway, Football Stadiums To Play For State CashFlorida's three professional football stadiums and Daytona International Speedway are seeking millions of dollars from the state to help pay for upgrades that in most cases are already underway.
Dolphins Kick Off Stadium Funding ProposalsThe renovation to Sun Life Stadium is about halfway done, and so far fans have enjoyed the changes.
Gardiner, Crisafulli Put Focus On People With DisabilitiesSenate President Andy Gardiner and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli said Wednesday they hope to pass a series of bills early in the 2016 legislative session that would expand educational and economic options for Floridians with disabilities.
Florida's Jobless Mark Down To 5.5 PercentFlorida's jobless rate dipped two percentage points, following the national trend.
Florida Jobless Rate Drops Slightly In AprilThe Sunshine State's jobless rate is dipping slightly.
DEP Leader Says It: 'Climate Change'Disputing reports that state agencies are prohibited from using the words "climate change," top environmental official Jonathan Steverson repeatedly uttered the phrase during a confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Scott's Job Chief Lands Senate BackingFlorida Goveror Rick Scott's new jobs chief was confirmed in the Senate Wednesday, just a day after a committee tabled the confirmation of a top state health official.
State Workforce Chief Disputes Audit's Findings An official from the agency that oversees the state's unemployment-claims website disputed aspects of a highly critical audit that outlined lax oversight of the site and potential security risks for users.
Senators Back Jobs Bill For Disabled Floridians
State Under The Hood Of Daytona Funding RequestThe state is now in the driver's seat to review Daytona International Speedway’s application for a $90 million boost to renovate their racetrack.
Dolphins, Daytona Speedway Seek State Stadium MoneyDaytona International Speedway and the Miami Dolphins, both unsuccessful in getting money out of Florida lawmakers in recent years, were the first to sign up for the state's new stadium-funding process.