July 31, 2015
Florida Business News

Florida is a top national job creator

In the past 12 months, Florida continued its strong job-creating streak, adding 266,600 new jobs between June 2014-June 2015.

U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

The U.S. economy bounced back in the second quarter on strong consumer spending, exports and home construction.

As Medicare turns 50, big challenges await

Medicare, the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, has come a long way since President Lyndon Johnson signed it into law on July 30, 1965.

RNC adds three top staffers in Florida

The Republican National Committee has hired three new Florida staffers as the GOP gears up for the 2016 election.

St. Augustine pizza restaurant named No. 2 in the country

TripAdvisor.com has named a St. Augustine restaurant as the second-best pizza place in the country.

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