'Our Tourism Is Still Handicapped,' Gov. Ron DeSantis Believes Feds Should Let Cruising ResumeGov. Ron DeSantis believes Florida’s economic recovery from COVID-19 could be better if the federal government would let cruise ship passengers decide if they want to take their chances on the open seas.
President Trump Touts Economic Achievements As He Headlines Florida This WeekAs he barnstorms Florida this week, President Donald Trump on Wednesday delivered a tamped-down stump speech to economic clubs in Florida and five other states to boast about his administration’s record on jobs, growth and lower taxes and to warn that an election victory by his Democratic opponent would mean economic doom for the nation.
Coronavirus Update: Task Force Recommendations Would Ramp Up Florida's EconomyAs Gov. Ron DeSantis begins to slowly reopen the state, recommendations issued by a task force offer a glimpse into what Florida could look like as it emerges from the coronavirus shutdown.
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.