Florida leads the nation in the number of banks purchased by credit unions. Banks say the trend further blurs the difference between banks and credit unions. Credit unions say they need to grow to remain competitive.
Shortly after Trilby Republican Wilton Simpson was formally elected Tuesday as Florida’s next Senate president, he characterized himself as a farmer and an entrepreneur — and not a politician.
Florida’s embattled tourism marketing arm has started a campaign aimed at state lawmakers that highlights the industry’s vital economic role in the state.
Florida's climate makes it ideal for growing a variety of crops. Among Florida’s top agricultural products are oranges, greenhouse and nursery products, cane for sugar, and cattle and calves.
Online sellers would have to automatically collect sales tax from Floridians and submit it to the state under a bill moving in the Florida Senate.
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