August 22, 2014

The subplot thickens in legislative
primary battles

In photo:
Jack Negron, left,
and Jack Latvala

[Photos by Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times]

Shining Example

Great Bay Distributors' solar roof will be the largest in the state.

LaShawnda Jackson is driven to succeed

Attorney LaShawnda Jackson’s memory of her father propels her to succeed.

[Photo: Norma Lopez Molina]

Florida Small Business



Find out what to file and where to file it, when establishing a corporation in Florida.

Waiting for its ship to come in

Jacksonville's riverfront needs redevelopment.

Taking notice of Little Havana

Little Havana catches
developer's eyes.

Florida Business News

Floridians to get $1 billion from Bank of America settlement

A record settlement with Bank of America will provide $1 billion in relief for about 17,000 Floridians affected by the mortgage crisis.

Heat triggers record demand for electricity

While Floridians are grousing about the heat this week, next month will come a new round of complaints when they open their power bills.

Florida's revenue collections could surpass pre-recession high

When the 2015 Legislature convenes in Tallahassee, it is expected to have nearly $30 billion in General Revenue to create the state budget for FY 2015-16

How much is $100 worth in each state?

In today's economy, pinching pennies is par for the course, but depending on where you live it may be harder to stretch your dollar.

Federal judge rules Florida's gay marriage ban unconstitutional

A federal judge on Thursday ruled Florida's gay-marriage ban unconstitutional and ordered the state to recognize marriages legally performed elsewhere.

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Ballot Box

After meeting with climate scientists, what should Gov. Scott's next move be?

  • Take action: He should adopt recommendations and move quickly to avoid greater disaster and economic problems.
  • Remain neutral but at least make a statement addressing concerns.
  • Take no action. Gov. Scott has more important, more immediate matters to attend to.

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