December 8, 2021
Florida Business News

Omicron forces stricter COVID-19 testing. Will it hurt international tourism to Florida?

All international travelers including U.S. citizens flying into the United States now must submit a negative COVID-19 test result from the day before flying. The hurdle could thwart international travel to Florida during the busy holiday season.

Florida Farm Bureau president talks about profit, supply chain and development pressures

The farm bureau is considered the “Voice of Florida Agriculture,” representing more than 134,000 members who produce 300 different commodities.

Florida seeks to scuttle environmentalists' Piney Point lawsuit

Florida is asking a federal judge to toss out a lawsuit that targets the state and other defendants over a former phosphate-plant site where massive amounts of polluted water were released this spring to avert a potential catastrophe.

Record numbers of Americans quit jobs. Here’s how Tampa Bay locals did it.

A record 4.4 million people quit U.S.-based jobs in September, breaking the previous record set just a month earlier when 4.3 million quit in what has been dubbed The Great Resignation.

Central Florida native among 10 new NASA astronaut candidates

One of 10 new NASA astronaut candidates grew up with rocket launches in his backyard. Luke Delaney, 42, was born in Miami but grew up in DeBary, attending both DeLand and Deltona High School in Volusia County.

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Artificial reefs installed at John's Pass to promote healthy, clean waterways
Artificial reefs installed at John's Pass to promote healthy, clean waterways

Business owners and local groups banded together on Tuesday to promote cleaner waterways in the Tampa Bay area by installing artificial reefs around docks at John’s Pass.

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