May 6, 2015
Florida Business News

Gov. Scott leaves meeting with HHS empty-handed

Gov. Rick Scott met with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell this morning to talk about renewing a $2.2 billion hospital funding program for Florida.

Hiring slows sharply in April

U.S. businesses added just 169,000 jobs in April. Economists had expected 198,000 new jobs.

SpaceX completes Dragon pad abort test from Cape

SpaceX this morning completed a test of a system that would allow astronauts in its Dragon capsule to escape a launch pad emergency.

Grow America Act could fuel highways

By all accounts, the economic success of South Florida depends in large part on the efficiency of its transportation infrastructure.

Disney, through ESPN, entering daily fantasy sports

Florida's best-known casino opponent is investing $250 million in the fastest-growing form of gambling: online fantasy sports.

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