Florida Chamber of Commerce
There will be more Wawas in Florida, just don’t expect to find one in a Wawa, Florida.
The top lobbying group for Florida’s seaports wants the state to establish a marketing campaign to help lure cargo-shipping companies from major ports in other areas of the country.
Gov. Rick Scott’s drive to attract more people and businesses to Florida means the need for lots of cement and asphalt.
Florida’s lowest-paid workers will get a raise Jan. 1, but a higher minimum wage sought by state and national Democrats doesn’t appear on the immediate legislative horizon.
Some recovery in Florida’s economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.
Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state’s 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.
Governor Rick Scott continued to make his push to depopulate Citizens Insurance Friday in front of a friendly crowd at the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
This November’s ballot is the longest in South Florida history. The reason: 11 constitutional amendments, some as long as a half of page. On the ballot, Amendment 3 is titled State Government Revenue Limitation. In simple English that means a new formula for the state budget.
Clearing the first legislative hurdle, a Senate committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow up to three resort casinos in Florida.