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.
Can a catchy new slogan attract more businesses to Florida? We’ll soon find out.
State forecasters added nearly $400 million to estimated tax revenues over the next year and a half — but warned that dangers like the “fiscal cliff” could still damage a fragile economic recovery powering the gains.
Proof that Florida’s economy is recovering the recession: state tax collections are up, and Florida economists are predicting that tax revenue will continue to grow over the next three years.
Gov. Rick Scott told a crowd of supporters in St. Augustine that Florida’s economy is getting better and will improve even more if former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is elected president.