March 28, 2015

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Florida Economy Report - Mid 2008

The good news, according to the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness: The U.S. will begin recovering from its “mild” recession right about now. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Political Ads on the Attack

Campaign shadow groups enjoy more liberties in Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Seats Up for Grabs

A move away from partisan politics is stroking heated congressional battles and spelling trouble for incumbents across Florida. Here's a roundup. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Creating a Carbon Trading Hub

The global carbon-trade market is growing fast, with a 2007 cash value of $60 billion, up about 80% from $33 billion in 2006, according to Point Carbon consulting group. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Legislative Preview 2008: Once Again, a Budget Crunch

Will a revenue shortfall prompt changes to Florida's budget and tax system this time? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Politics' Hired Guns

Today, Florida's professional political consultants know more about voters than the voters might like. But for all the tools at their disposal, it's still tough -- and more expensive -- to get a message out. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

University Spin Game

Success is rare and slow for spinoff companies, but the potential rewards -- visibility and income -- keep schools playing. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Football's Old College Try

A startup professional league hopes to capitalize on Florida's passion for college football. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Florida Port Report

An in-depth look at Florida's seaports. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Florida's Future: Economy in Transition

The chamber's New Cornerstone Revisited report points to a maturing Florida. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Statewide Business Players - Dec. 2007

Susan Story, Gulf Power; Robert Parrish, Florida Home Builders Association; Andrew M. Hirsch, Baird; Michelle Mattox, Associated Industries of Florida Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Cruise Ships: Berth Mark

The trend: Bigger boats, more bells and whistles. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

A Big Quarter for Venture Capital

15 Florida Firms Nab $127 million in venture capital money. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Statewide Business Briefs - Oct. 2007

Politifact.com: True or pants on fire?; 'Disaster' relief for Florida's fish industry; Florida Venture Forum Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Hostage Goods

Florida gets tougher on movers who hold household goods for ransom. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Statewide Business Briefs - Sept. 2007

11 Florida Black Businesses are among the 275 biggest black-owned companies nationwide. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Stats: Florida Wages

Florida's median wage in 1979: $11.14. In 2005: $13.47 Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

All Bets Are Off

Increased competition is raising the stakes for pari-mutuels. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Stats: University Investment Boost

Public and private investment in research at Florida’s major universities totaled more than $1.6 billion in 2006, according to a survey by the technology transfer directors of 13 Florida research... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Timeshares: Vacationing in Florida

The timeshare industry’s impact on the state’s economy increased 25.6% from 2002 to 2005, according to results of a study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers for the American Resort Development Association. Other... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

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