August 13, 2020
Florida Business News


Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration and top House and Senate appropriations staff have called on state agencies to draw up ways to slice 8.5 percent from their current budgets to address “the expected shortfall” as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A record 277 deaths added as Florida toll rises — the highest during pandemic

At least 8,553 residents have died from COVID-19 complications so far, along with another 132 nonresidents who died in the state, according to official data.

Super Bowl 55 proceeding as planned with 2.7-mile outdoor fan experience

The NFL and members of the Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV Host Committee unveiled their vision for an all outdoor and free fan experience for the upcoming Super Bowl next February in Tampa.

Plant a seed: Fledgling industry's early entrants see profitable harvest

Florida’s young and rapidly evolving medical cannabis and CBD sectors have produced great opportunities — along with some growing pains.

Florida businesses hoping bipartisan bill will give $25 billion in stimulus to Postal Service

The slowdown of mail service across the country is causing a ripple effect that is placing a strain on small businesses that depend on timely delivery.

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