December 1, 2023
Florida Business News

Floridian sentiment increases as perceptions of economic conditions improve

Consumer sentiment among Floridians increased in November to 68.3, up 1.9 points from a revised figure of 66.4 in October. On the contrary, national sentiment decreased over two points.

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Teachers say they can't live and work in Florida anymore

Florida teachers are leaving the state and their profession. They blame unrealistic workloads, restrictive laws and stagnant pay.

Florida taking aim at lease tax

One of the biggest parts of a $1.3 billion tax package passed this spring will take hold Friday: a cut in Florida’s commercial-lease tax from 5.5 percent to 4.5 percent.

Florida Supreme Court rules that cops can’t hide identity behind Marsy’s Law

Florida police officers will not be able to shield their identity behind Marsy’s Law, the 2018 constitutional amendment meant to protect victims of crimes after the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the Florida Police Benevolent Association.

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