October 27, 2016

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/27/2014

› CONNECT just the latest problem at Scott's prized economic development agency
As bad as the $63 million online site has been for those whose claims have been delayed for weeks, and in some cases months, CONNECT is only the latest example of the barriers blocking Florida's unemployed from collecting benefits.

› Port Everglades rail project to debut in July
A $73 million rail project inside Port Everglades that will transfer cargo containers right off ships to trains is set to open in July.

› South Florida cities banning pet sales
A growing number of South Florida cities are banning the commercial sale of dogs and cats in an effort to thwart puppy mills, encourage pet adoptions from shelters and keep the pet population down.

› Tallahassee to host Sustainable You Conference
The city of Tallahassee and its community partners are hosting Sustainable You on Monday and Tuesday at the Florida State University Turnbull Conference Center. The theme of the conference is “Sustainability: The Power of Collaboration.”

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