September 19, 2019
Florida Business News

Florida's courts among nation's worst for businesses

Florida business leaders are declaring a renewed war against lawsuits, and they point to a new survey showing the state among the worst in the nation for litigation.

New Florida hemp trade group named its first president

Carlos Lopez-Cantera, former Lieutenant Governor under former Gov. Rick Scott, will be taking on a new, greener role.

Orlando airport board, facing criticism, reverses course on no-bid lawyer contracts

The seven members of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority scrapped a controversial proposal approved last month to name a pair of law firms to serve as co-general counsel for the next six months.

Owner of Bradenton’s IMG Academy files for IPO

The parent company of Bradenton’s IMG Academy has filed for an initial public offering that could raise more than $700 million.

Florida’s SunPass debacle could cost more than $50 million

Florida’s botched SunPass rollout last year could cost the state more than $50 million in unpaid tolls, the new head of the state’s Turnpike Enterprise told lawmakers.

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What are microplastics? An expert breaks it down.
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In the early 2000s, scientists taking samples in open water looking for tiny organisms instead stumbled on something man-made – microplastics. What are microplastics? Lara Milligan, UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County natural resources agent, breaks it down.

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