State's Consumer Confidence Ticks UpwardFloridians are feeling a little better about how the economy is doing. In September, the state's consumer confidence level reached a post-recession high, according to a University of Florida report.
Florida Legislators Agree On State SpendingFlorida legislators reached a deal Monday on a state budget which will boost spending on schools, child welfare and the cleanup of damaged water bodies across the state.
Gov. Scott Proposes Transportation Hub SpendingGov. Rick Scott proposed spending more than $213 million for a transportation hub at the Orlando International Airport that would create jobs and a new rail line.
Scott Releases $74.2 Billion BudgetIn an election year nothing sells quite as well as tax cuts and with a tough gubernatorial election ahead this year, Governor Rick Scott released his 2015 budget that will target millions in tax cuts among other programs.
Signs Point To Weak Holiday Shopping SeasonRetailers typically look forward to the holiday season as a time for major profits. But this year, retailers could be singing the blues by the time the Christmas holiday shopping season concludes.
Florida Still Not Thrilled With Progress Of Economic RecoveryFloridians continue to view the economy and how affects them from the glass is half empty perspective.
How To Spend Your Tax RefundThe best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
Obama Asks For Infrastructure Help In PortMiami SpeechPresident Barack Obama was South Florida Friday hoping to rally support and convince Congress to make larger investments in the United States’ crumbling infrastructure.
Scott's State Of State Speech Says Plans Are WorkingGovernor Rick Scott went before a joint legislative session for the third time in office to deliver the State of the State address with what he described as one simple message, “it’s working.”
Obama Prepping For Key SOTU AddressPresident Barack Obama continued to put the finishing touches on his State of the Union address Tuesday just hours before he’s scheduled to deliver what Real Clear Politics said would be a speech where Obama would “throw down the gauntlet to Congress.”
Governor Rick Scott On Stump With Seniors In MiamiWith more than a year and a half to go until the 2014 Florida gubernatorial election, Governor Rick Scott appeared to be in full re-election campaign mode as he dropped in on a senior citizens center Wednesday in Miami's Little Havana section. Ironically, the center and others like it, was among programs the governor and legislature took the budget axe to in 2011 and 2012.
Government Sequester Looking More And More LikelyIt’s beginning to look more and more likely government spending in the United States is going to be hit with one of the largest austerity packages in recent memory.