February 23, 2017

State wants students to graduate from college sooner

Part of a news roundup on education in Florida.

Florida non-profit hospitals face serious funding cuts

This story is part of the weekly report on Health Care in Florida.

FPL to add 8 more solar plants by next year

FPL President and CEO Eric Silagy talks to students on Monday.

Interview with J.P. DuBuque of the St. Petersburg EDC

J.P. DuBuque talks about why St. Petersburg is attractive to business.

Florida's new land baron

A profile of Thomas Peterffy

SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA pad

A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon.

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

The company also hinted at price increases.

Florida Business News

Florida realtors, builders have busy agendas for legislative session

Realtors and homebuilder associations are busy laying the foundation for the upcoming session, with a focus on taxes, workforce and regulations.

Gov. Scott joining with other governors in DC

Gov. Rick Scott is joining with the nation's governors who are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Commentary: Credit unions work to protect consumers’ interests, balance Florida economy

Massive one-size-fits-all regulations have been detrimental to many Florida credit unions, with limited resources as not-for-profit financial institutions.

Spirit Airlines CEO dismisses new, cheaper fares by rivals

The CEO of Miramar-based Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new, cheaper fares from American and United.

Port Canaveral CEO Murray gets positive annual review, $15,000 raise

Port Canaveral commissioners gave Chief Executive Officer John Murray positive evaluations for his first year in the job.

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