Economic Impact

State Parks Bring In $1.2 Billion In Last YearWhile national parks have gone through more than a week of closures this year, Florida state parks are doing just fine in the last fiscal year.
Study Finds Gambling Expansion Wouldn't Produce Major ImpactAs lawmakers continue to debate a possible expansion of gambling in Florida; a major study has found that a gambling expansion wouldn't have much of an impact on the economy or Florida society.
Government Sequester Looking More And More LikelyIt’s beginning to look more and more likely government spending in the United States is going to be hit with one of the largest austerity packages in recent memory.
Remembering Hurricane Andrew's Economic Impactn the wake of Hurricane Andrew, not everyone fled north. For those who stayed behind to rebuild South Dade, the road has been tough and quite unpredictable. Much of the area looked like a bomb had gone off. As one person walked around surveying the damage in 1992 they told a CBS4 camera crew, "It's more like a third world country down here."
Wrestlemania Impact Could Be HugeWrestlemania XXVIII, set for April 1, 2012 at Sun Life Stadium, could become a financial shot-in-the-arm the area desperately needs with no Super Bowls scheduled in South Florida for the next five years.
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