December 18, 2014

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 4/21/2014

› St. Petersburg officials will give food truck regulations another shot this spring
The city is moving forward with changes to make it easier for food trucks to operate downtown. The issue began more than two years ago as mobile kitchens like Maggie Loflin's began popping up in St. Petersburg, part of a larger trend that has saturated much of the rest of the nation.

› As Campus USA's new CEO, Benton sees room for growth
After a nationwide search that produced 30 applicants, Campus USA Credit Union's board of directors decided that the best person to replace Larry Scott as CEO was the man who had served as chief operations officer under Scott for the past 14 years.

› Marijuana firm buys Manatee buildings for possible grow facility
Cannabis-Rx, a publicly traded company that appears to be positioning itself in advance of a medical marijuana vote in Florida later this year, has acquired a trio of industrial buildings just north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.

› Home investment firms raise rents to build profits
Times Seven of the largest investors buying homes in the Tampa Bay area have in two years spent more than $1 billion, amassing 6,800 houses, a Tampa Bay Times analysis of property records, foreclosure auctions and Securities and Exchange Commission filings has found.

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