September 15, 2019
Florida Business News

Warnings of economic slowdown, future shortfalls don’t faze Florida lawmakers

A top state economist warned lawmakers Thursday the state could face an economic slowdown next year, even as it becomes more reliant on tourism and faces a possible budget shortfall in coming years.

Florida insurers must refund $107 million to customers

Florida insurers, including health and life insurance companies, are paying $107 million in rebates. Almost $21 million of the total is being refunded to individuals and the rest to employers.

University of Florida lab leads the way in commercial fish farming

Fish could be Florida's next big industry and researchers at the University of Florida are helping farmers with the latest technology.

Half of Floridians delayed or skipped medical care because of high cost

More than half of Floridians are uninsured, delay or skip medical care, or struggle to pay their medical bills because health care is too expensive for them, according to a new survey.

The Everglades Burmese python might finally meet its match, if this agency gets its way

The South Florida Water Management District wants to double the number of its snake hunters and expand other aspects of its nearly three-year-old Python Elimination Program.

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