Florida's Jobs Agency Gives Checks To Departing EmployeesAmid a major shakeup pushed by Gov. Rick Scott, the state agency responsible for luring jobs to Florida is paying nearly a half-million dollars to departing employees.
Financial Fears Cause Florida Consumer Confidence To DropDue to concerns about personal finances in the coming year, consumer confidence continues to dip in Florida.
Opa-Locka City Manager Fired At Emergency MeetingCity officials fired Opa-Locka's city manager during an emergency meeting Tuesday morning.
Opa-Locka Faces Financial FailureThe city of Opa-locka is facing a grim financial crisis. It's on the brink of financial collapse.
Florida Gov. Scott Wants $250M To Lure Jobs To State Florida Governor Rick Scott is asking for $250 million in order to lure jobs to the state.
Federal Report: Florida Lags In Disbursing Foreclosure AidFlorida has underperformed other states when it comes to using federal mortgage assistance money to aid homeowners facing foreclosure, according to a new federal report.
Florida's Jobless Mark Down To 5.5 PercentFlorida's jobless rate dipped two percentage points, following the national trend.
Scott Calls Trimmed Tax-Cut Package 'Positive'A House committee advanced a trimmed tax-cut package Tuesday. It's something Florida Governor Rick Scott calls a "positive" move.
State Minimum Wage Gets Bump In New Year People were working for minimum wage in the state will get a bump in the new year.
Scott, Crist Duel Over Past And Future Of EconomyLong 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.
State's Consumer Confidence Ticks UpwardFloridians 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.
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 .