Several new laws take effect January 1, restricting this and cutting that, but one welcome law is an increase in Florida’s minimum wage.
Each week, Florida women are earning 16% less than Florida men, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
With support eroding for a new privately built and operated federal detention center in Southwest Ranches, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced late Friday that it was abandoning plans for the center, a victory for opponents and a blow to those who saw it as a source of tax revenue and jobs.
President Barack Obama’s job approval rating has hit 50 percent for the first time in nearly eight months in a new Washington Post poll that could spell trouble for Republicans in the 2012 elections.
The Great Recession may finally be starting to loosen its grip on the labor force in the United States.
The recession of the last couple years put more Florida residents into poverty and resulted in a decrease of median family income in much of the state, the U.S. Census Department reported Tuesday.
If you’re finding it tougher to make ends meet now than a few years ago, you’re not alone. According to new Census data, Floridians income has dropped more than 7 percent over the past three years.
From New York’s Wall Street to South Florida’s main street, investors and brokers anxiously watched the Dow drop Monday, watching for a glimmer of hope as 634 points slipped off the big board. There was little to be found.
While not exactly claiming poverty, Governor Rick Scott lost about half of his net worth in 2010. But don’t cry for him just yet, his income jumped by almost 40 percent during the past year.
A growing Miami-Dade State Attorney’s investigation of new U.S. Congressman David Rivera, and his sources of income, hung as a cloud over his first day in office