August 3, 2015
Florida Business News

Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy

Relatively cheap prices at the pump are good, but low-cost oil is tamping economic growth.

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Florida's high tech corridor

Defense. Communications. Photonics. Research. There are now nearly 20,000 high-tech companies along Florida’s I-4 Corridor.

Being a Florida lawmaker a path to wealth for many

Of the 160 lawmakers elected to the state Legislature, 114 have increased their own personal wealth while in office.

Boating options grow — even without owning a boat

The expansion of boat clubs and boat-sharing websites are making it easier to enjoy Florida's waterways without owning a boat.

Florida parks' revenue all about 'location, location, location'

Some Florida state parks are cash engines. Others barely get enough revenue to pay the light bill. But they share proceeds and harbor Florida’s environmental and cultural treasures.

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