February 26, 2017

Report on tax contributions from undocumented immigrants

See the report from FIU, here.

Florida non-profit hospitals face serious funding cuts

This story is part of the weekly report on Health Care in Florida.

FPL to add 8 more solar plants by next year

FPL President and CEO Eric Silagy talks to students on Monday.

Interview with J.P. DuBuque of the St. Petersburg EDC

J.P. DuBuque talks about why St. Petersburg is attractive to business.

State wants students to graduate from college sooner

Part of a news roundup on education in Florida.

Florida's new land baron

A profile of Thomas Peterffy

SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA pad

A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon.

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

The company also hinted at price increases.

Florida Business News

Rep. Charlie Crist divorcing his wife, Carole

The Crists married in December 2008 when he was Florida's governor. Recently, Carole Crist served as her husband's political director.

Metro Orlando hoteliers could expect increased revenue, decreased occupancy

Metro Orlando hoteliers are likely to see the region’s hotel supply increase in the next two years and occupancy remain relatively flat.

Tampa-Cuba flights doing well as other cities cut back service to the island

Total passengers using Tampa International Airport to fly to and from Cuba is growing to the point that more flights may be added.

Miami-Dade’s rents are so high, they are quadruple what renters in other cities pay

Miami-Dade ranked ninth in the nation for the steepest rents at an average of $1,800 for a one-bedroom dwelling.

Florida solar industry says it's growing, creating jobs thanks to voters

Florida has never lived up to its nickname and is 14th in solar power capacity nationwide.

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