February 27, 2020
Florida Business News

With some effects already evident, coronavirus expected to impact more of Florida's economy

Aside from obvious health concerns, the virus also has the potential to damage Florida’s economy. Some companies are cutting their GDP forecasts and manufacturers will likely idle down their factories because of supply chain issues.

Florida House readies to take up proposal mandating employers to verify immigration status

Florida House members are set Thursday to consider for the first-time a contentious proposal that would mandate employers do immigration checks on new workers.

Turtle conservationist Peter Pritchard dies at 76

Florida zoologist Peter Charles Howard Pritchard, whose turtle and tortoise conservation brought international acclaim, and whose persona was of a dashing and ceaselessly curious academic, has died.

Senators keep pushing for Florida Forever money

Senators pressed forward this week with a proposal that would provide $100 million a year for Florida Forever, as the House and Senate go into budget talks far apart on the land-buying program.

‘Sense of fear’: Ex-colleagues warn of DeSantis’ surgeon general pick

Eight doctors and employees who worked under Scott Rivkees spoke about fear of retaliation, physician decorum and not wanting to go up against the state.

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