April 24, 2014

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/7/2013

› Florida jobless may need email account to get benefits
The state of Florida, which already has some of the tightest unemployment rules in the nation, may demand that all applicants have a working email account to receive jobless benefits. The provision, worker advocates say, would add a stumbling block to the application process.

› Wawa to debut two new Orlando-area stores in January
The Pennsylvania-based fuel and convenience retailer, whose expansion into Central Florida was selected as one of Orlando Business Journal’s most transformational deals in 2012, will open two new stores in January.

› After surviving fiscal cliff, Florida still faces budget ax
You may already know your taxes are going up this year, even if you're not in the top 2 percent of money makers. But more bad news from Washington could hit Floridians in the pocketbook soon, including lost government jobs, fewer defense contracts and smaller raises for Social Security.

› At new Miami train station, too-short platform to require costly fixes
State engineers are blaming Amtrak for a problem that will require a costly fix at Miami Central Station, the big new passenger-train hub under construction near Miami International Airport.

Tags: Daily Pulse

In case you missed it:

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Trend Video Pick

Rising Tide Car Wash
Rising Tide Car Wash

John D’Eri co-founded the Rising Tide Car Wash to show what his son and others on the autism spectrum can accomplish. Click video to view and see our profile here.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

How quickly must we act to protect Florida's dying springs?

  • Immediately - Florida's House and Senate must pass SB 1576
  • Not a priority - issue can be postponed
  • This shouldn't even be on the agenda

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe