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.
When it comes to income levels of the nation’s most populous metro areas, Florida ranks near the bottom of the proverbial barrel.
The state’s unemployment rate was flat for a third straight month. Governor Rick Scott and Republicans used the news about the economy to criticize potential opponent Charlie Crist.
The Sunshine State’s financial forecast was made a bit cloudy by the fiscal cliff deal reached by Congress on Tuesday. So was yours.
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.