May 22, 2015
Florida Business News

Florida's crime rate lowest in 44 years

Florida's crime rate last year was its lowest since the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) started tracking crime statistics in 1971.

Squeezing the greening out of Florida citrus

The citrus industry, which includes fruit production, processing, juice extraction, and packaging, is of great importance to the Florida economy.

Small Florida bank opens account for Cuban government

In the past, the Cuban government has had to deal in cash when making payments in the U.S.

Florida's testing failures: let us count the ways

It's been a familiar refrain this spring and this week brought news of more trouble with Florida's school testing system.

Education gaps pose looming crisis for U.S. economy

The fastest-growing segment of the workforce is also the least educated. That's a problem as employers struggle to fill high-skill jobs.

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