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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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Medicaid Expansion Hot Topic In 2014 FL Governor Race

The Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama’s health law is becoming a major issue in the 2014 gubernatorial race.

08/09/2014

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“Move Over Law” Expands To Include Sanitation Trucks

Sunshine State drivers take note, as of earlier this month, going the posted speed limit by a sanitation truck may result in a ticket.

07/22/2014

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Florida Lottery Sales Continue To Grow

Apparently the Sunshine State is feeling lucky as sales of Florida Lottery tickets continues to rise.

07/08/2014

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Florida Medicaid Privatization Underway Statewide

In a move to privatize the Medicaid program, at least three million recipients are transitioning to managed care.

07/02/2014

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Federal Govt. Wants FL To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Florida is being asked by the federal government to significantly cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

06/02/2014

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State Fires Back In Lawsuit Over Sunshine Amendment

Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Florida Legislature asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to throw out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 law that allows elected officials to use blind trusts to shield their financial assets.

05/19/2014

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Lights, Camera, No Action: State’s Production Business Fades To Black

The days of motion pictures in South Florida are about to fade to black.

05/16/2014

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Record Year For Tourism In Florida

If you thought 2013 was a busy year, you were right. It was a record year for tourism.

02/15/2014

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FL Ag Commissioner Warns Panama Is Future Competitor

Florida could be in a competition with Panama as the Central American nation invests more money into infrastructure, according to the state’s Agricultural Commissioner, Adam Putnam.

01/30/2014

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