Florida Business News
- Florida GDP growth in first quarter 2017 outpaces U.S.
Florida's gross domestic product or GDP rose 1.4 percent in the first quarter, slightly faster than the nation's growth and placing Florida 21st among the states for growth rates.
- Florida Gov. wants another raise for state law-enforcement
Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants the state's highway patrol troopers, wildlife officers and law-enforcement agents to get another pay raise.
An estimated $36 million worth of guns was stolen in Florida from 2012 to 2015, according to an analysis released this week.
With the lowest unemployment rate in 10 years in Florida, Disney World’s largest council of unions said it will seek “historic change” in wages for the region’s hospitality workers.
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As Gov. Scott touts sales tax holiday, tax group labels it 'poor policy'
Florida is one of 16 states with tax holidays this year, compared to a nationwide high of 19 states in 2010.
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NASA will conduct supersonic testing just off the Space Coast starting in August.
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