August 20, 2019
Florida Business News

Gov. DeSantis says Florida is better prepared for a recession

As state economists warn that the economy is slowing, Gov. Ron DeSantis believes Florida is better positioned for a recession than it was a decade ago. Questions have been raised about the economy as the nation’s manufacturing sector contracted and the U.S. stock market suffered its worst losses of the year last week.

South Florida maker of protective combat gear faces fines for deficient worker protection

A Miami Lakes business named The Protective Group faces $92,820 in fines after a federal agency said the business didn’t protect its workers from amputation and breathing hazards.

Waymo will test autonomous cars in Florida downpours

Waymo announced Tuesday it will bring a few of its self-driving cars to Florida within coming days to test their abilities during heavy rains, but with a human doing the driving to collect data on how the cars perform.

Report on Beckham stadium site shows soil contaminated by unsafe levels of arsenic

The proposed site for a Major League Soccer stadium and mall in Miami is far more toxic than previously expected, with arsenic contamination levels reaching more than twice the legal limit.

Sanford airport to host Thunderbirds in first air show since 1994

Orlando Sanford International Airport will host its first Thunderbirds air show in 26 years in fall 2020, sending the U.S. Air Force’s high-powered air squadron and other aircraft rumbling through the Central Florida sky.

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