People were working for minimum wage in the state will get a bump in the new year.
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.
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.
Florida’s economy will likely remain in good shape for the next few years, according to state economists .
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.
Florida’s international agricultural exports are up, according to a report released Wednesday.
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.”
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.
Florida economist are painting a good picture for the sunshine state’s economy, projecting steady growth over the next few years.
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.