Great Recession

Consumer Confidence Continues To Climb In FloridaGift 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.
Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs PromiseGovernor 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.
Florida’s Consumer Confidence ClimbingA survey released by the University of Florida on Tuesday revealed Florida's consumer confidence is reaching its highest point in more than seven years.
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.
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.
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 .
Florida's Consumer Spending Growth Lags Behind NationThree years after the Great Recession, spending in Florida lags behind most other states, according to U.S. Bureau Economic Analysis data released Thursday.
How To Get The Job You WantThe 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.
Insurance Fund Strong In FL As Hurricane Season NearsThe upcoming hurricane season is just weeks away, but Florida is entering the new storm season with positive news.
Lawmakers Have Money To Spend Or Give BackSome recovery in Florida's economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.
Poll: 2/3 Of Americans Unhappy With Income & Wealth DistributionRoughly two out of three Americans are unhappy with the current distribution of income and wealth in the United States, according to the latest Gallup Poll.
Wall Street Recovers As Workers Are Left BehindCharles Dickens’ famous line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” succinctly sums up the difference between workers and corporations as 2014 begins.