October 22, 2014

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 7/14/2014

› 10 agents of change raising the bar in Tampa Bay's economy
These 10 Tampa Bay folks are on missions worthy of watching in the latter half of 2014. Why? Because they represent our growing crop of change agents. They are people pushing to make things better in this regional economy.

› Entrepreneur leaves EA to focus on startup
Orlando entrepreneur Chris Harden has left his position at EA Sports to commit full-time attention to his startup company, TROBO, with co-founder Jeremy Scheinberg.

› Family creates company to bring medical marijuana drug to Florida
The parents of RayAnn Moseley, the Pensacola child with intractable epilepsy whose story softened the hearts of reluctant lawmakers, are fighting a new battle: getting Charlotte’s Web to Florida.

› The conservative legal foundation behind threat to manatee's endangered status
They successfully fought to strip the wood stork of its endangered status and won the first skirmish to do the same to the manatee. Their clients range from small businesses to Florida's powerful home building industry.

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