Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants To Boost Spending For More ‘Job Growth’According to budget requests, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration wants to increase spending on an economic-development program in 2020.
Florida's Economy Grows, But Not Enough To Avoid Budget WoesPreliminary forecasts show Florida's economy is growing, but probably not enough to solve the state's looming budget constraints.
Scott Renews Push For Incentives Amid House OppositionGov. Rick Scott plans to ask lawmakers in 2017 to provide $85 million for economic incentives.
Economists Project Florida Revenue GrowthState economists are meeting to try and figure out just how much Florida will collect in taxes in the coming years.
Florida's Jobs Agency Gives Checks To Departing EmployeesAmid a major shakeup pushed by Gov. Rick Scott, the state agency responsible for luring jobs to Florida is paying nearly a half-million dollars to departing employees.
Financial Fears Cause Florida Consumer Confidence To DropDue to concerns about personal finances in the coming year, consumer confidence continues to dip in Florida.
Opa-Locka City Manager Fired At Emergency MeetingCity officials fired Opa-Locka's city manager during an emergency meeting Tuesday morning.
Opa-Locka Faces Financial FailureThe city of Opa-locka is facing a grim financial crisis. It's on the brink of financial collapse.
Florida Gov. Scott Wants $250M To Lure Jobs To State Florida Governor Rick Scott is asking for $250 million in order to lure jobs to the state.
Federal Report: Florida Lags In Disbursing Foreclosure AidFlorida has underperformed other states when it comes to using federal mortgage assistance money to aid homeowners facing foreclosure, according to a new federal report.
Florida's Jobless Mark Down To 5.5 PercentFlorida's jobless rate dipped two percentage points, following the national trend.
Scott Calls Trimmed Tax-Cut Package 'Positive'A House committee advanced a trimmed tax-cut package Tuesday. It's something Florida Governor Rick Scott calls a "positive" move.
State Minimum Wage Gets Bump In New Year People were working for minimum wage in the state will get a bump in the new year.
Scott, Crist Duel Over Past And Future Of EconomyLong 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.
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.