The last time Florida consumers were this confident was April 2007, prior to the recession, when the housing market was beginning to unravel.
Walmart and Publix go toe-to-toe for grocery shoppers in Florida and other markets where the two compete.
About 800,000 Floridians earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to be eligible for federal tax credits under the Affordable Care Act.
Boatyard owners in Florida who have lobbied for the legislation since 2008 say the change will save money that can be used to expand their businesses.
More than 35 percent of Americans -- and even more Floridians --have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies.
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