November 24, 2014
Florida Business News

Retail outlook fuzzy for holiday season

Some experts are optimistic that this could be the turn-around year for retail. Others believe consumer confidence isn't quite there yet.

As Florida charter schools grow, critics watch

Each year across Florida more families are choosing charters, which use tax dollars but are run independently of school districts.

Trouble with the wage gauge

Scratch the surface of the recovery and it becomes clear that many people are still struggling — even those with steady employment.

Judicial elections getting more political with new spending

Judicial campaigns once were typically sedate affairs, little noticed outside of bar association dinners, but that is changing rapidly .

Trauma fees growing across the nation at 'absurd' rate

Many hospitals in Florida are exploiting trauma fees, which are levied like a cover charge just to get in the door.

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