April 23, 2024
Florida Business News

Florida law: Critical mass

Florida gives rise to its share of class actions and mass tort claims. That’s expected given its size as the third largest state by population and a history of pro-plaintiff laws and court rulings.

Florida's jobless rate ticks up

Matching its highest level in two years, Florida’s unemployment rate has ticked up to 3.2 percent after holding steady for three consecutive months at 3.1 percent.

Are pollen allergies in Florida worse this year? Is climate change to blame?

Human-caused climate change is prolonging and intensifying the pollen season across the country, including in Florida. Boosted by warming temperatures, plants and trees are releasing pollen earlier.

The people who fight for — and depend on — Everglades restoration

The world’s largest environmental restoration project, a 30-year plan to restore the Everglades, impacts millions of people who live, work and play in South Florida, from fishing captains to birders to Miccosukees.

Florida looking at a hotter-than-average summer, NOAA says

You may want to clean out the kiddie pool and dust off the patio furniture early this year. We’re in for a hot start to summer, according to a national weather outlook released by the National Weather Service.

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