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Economic Impact

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park  (Source: http://www.floridastateparks.org/capeflorida/default.cfm)

State Parks Bring In $1.2 Billion In Last Year

While 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.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Study Finds Gambling Expansion Wouldn’t Produce Major Impact

As 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.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Government Sequester Looking More And More Likely

It’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.

CBS Miami–01/31/2013

Damage from Hurricane Andrew in August 1992. (Source: CBS4)

Remembering Hurricane Andrew’s Economic Impact

n 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.”

CBS4–08/22/2012

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Wrestlemania Impact Could Be Huge

Wrestlemania 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.

CBS4–10/24/2011

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