March 1, 2017
Florida Business News

Florida's economy ranked seventh in nation

According to U.S. News & World Report, Florida's economy is ranked no. 7 in the nation but is ranked no. 29 for education and no. 41 for economic opportunity.

10 big issues to watch during 2017 legislative session

From pot to guns to health care, the Florida legislature will be tackling a number of thorny issues this session.

The sunshine economy: The uncertainty Of Obamacare

Any changes in Obamacare will have significant economic consequences for Florida - the largest state for sign-ups.

Florida's beer industry getting some much-needed wind in its sails

In less than five years, the local and national reputation of the Florida beer scene has gone from non-existent to cult-like.

Social media will drive the agenda in Tallahassee

For better and worse, social media is reshaping the political agenda in Tallahassee in ways never seen before.

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Fairy-tale figures given new life
Fairy-tale figures given new life

Richard Gonzmart, president of the Columbia Restaurant Group, and artist Jason Hulfish hold a news conference to show off the restored Three Little Pigs figurines from the former Fairlyland at Lowry Park. 

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