Florida Economy

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott, Crist Duel Over Past And Future Of Economy

Long before the flare-up over Charlie Crist’s fan earlier this month, Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign had been dogged by an earlier debate moment — one from four years ago, when he was asked to elaborate on his promise to create 700,000 jobs in seven years.

10/27/2014

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State’s Consumer Confidence Ticks Upward

Floridians are feeling a little better about how the economy is doing. In September, the state’s consumer confidence level reached a post-recession high, according to a University of Florida report.

09/30/2014

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Florida Finances Expected To Remain In Good Shape

Florida’s economy will likely remain in good shape for the next few years, according to state economists .

08/07/2014

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State’s Consumer Confidence Takes Unexpected Jump

There was an unexpected jump in the state’s consumer confidence in the month of June. The monthly University of Florida survey released Tuesday shows consumer confidence jumped up to 82 on a scale of 2 to 150 benchmarked to 1966.

06/24/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Florida Agriculture Exports Up In 2013

Florida’s international agricultural exports are up, according to a report released Wednesday.

05/21/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Says Florida’s Economy Could Be Doing Much Better

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has admitted that Florida’s economy has improved under Governor Rick Scott’s watch but was quick to add “it could be doing a lot better.”

03/09/2014

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State’s Consumer Confidence Ticks Up Slightly

We’re slowly starting to feel a little better about the economy. At least that’s according to the University of Florida’s monthly survey which found the state’s consumer confidence rated a 78 on a scale fo 2 to 150.

01/28/2014

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Fla. Economists Predict Growth In Local Economy

Florida economist are painting a good picture for the sunshine state’s economy, projecting steady growth over the next few years.

12/06/2013

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State Economists Preparing Budget Forecasts

Florida economists will meet Friday to draw up their forecasts on exactly how much money the state is expected to collect in taxes over the next few years.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

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Florida Debuts New Economic Development Brand

Can a catchy new slogan attract more businesses to Florida? We’ll soon find out.

CBS4–02/01/2013

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