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Consumer Confidence Continues To Climb In Florida

Gift giving must have done wonders for the morale of Florida’s consumer. A new survey revealed buyer’s confidence in the Sunshine State keeps climbing as the state’s economy continues to recover.

12/30/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs Promise

Governor Rick Scott touted Friday that he has achieved a promise from his 2010 campaign as Florida has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office.

12/19/2014

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Florida’s Consumer Confidence Climbing

A survey released by the University of Florida on Tuesday revealed Florida’s consumer confidence is reaching its highest point in more than seven years.

11/25/2014

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Senate Democrats Elect Leader ‘Who Has Made History’

Sen. Arthenia Joyner will now lead the Democratic Party on the floor of the state Senate, a little more than a half century after spending a couple of weeks in the Leon County Jail as part of local civil-rights struggles.

11/17/2014

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Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Florida’s unemployment rate did not change in July amid signs the economy is in the process of a slow, steady recovery from the Great Recession.

08/15/2014

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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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Florida’s Consumer Spending Growth Lags Behind Nation

Three years after the Great Recession, spending in Florida lags behind most other states, according to U.S. Bureau Economic Analysis data released Thursday.

08/07/2014

A woman searches for a job.  (Source: CBS4)

How To Get The Job You Want

The job market has still not fully recovered from the Great Recession. It can feel like no one’s hiring. So how do you get the job you want? Not through resumes and not through online listings, according to an award-winning career coach.

05/27/2014

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Insurance Fund Strong In FL As Hurricane Season Nears

The upcoming hurricane season is just weeks away, but Florida is entering the new storm season with positive news.

05/15/2014

Florida Money

Lawmakers Have Money To Spend Or Give Back

Some recovery in Florida’s economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.

02/27/2014

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