For the last four months, unemployed Floridians were handed a lifeline through the $600 weekly benefits doled out by the federal CARES Act. No longer.
Florida’s top business regulator began meeting with bar and brewery owners in Jacksonville to talk about how to reopen their businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Battered by half-empty dining rooms and pitiful takeout sales, Florida restaurant chefs got creative this summer and transformed their kitchens to pump out a surprising new moneymaker: precooked meals to-go.
The coronavirus can mess with how children will learn at the start of the 2020-21 school year. But one thing COVID-19 hasn’t put a halt to is Florida’s annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, which is set to begin Aug. 7 and run through Aug. 9.
Millions in bank accounts, inheritances, refunds and other property are all waiting to be retrieved by Florida residents at the state Department of Financial Services — if they would only file a claim, says Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Petronis.
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