February 25, 2024
Florida Business News

Thousands of workers could see changes to their wages under Florida bill

The proposed legislation ā€” which has the backing of some of the most powerful business groups in the state ā€” would strip the ability of counties and cities to set wage standards for private companies they hire for publicly funded work that go beyond state regulations.

Proposed state law would give new homebuyers better idea what their property taxes will be

New homeowners are getting sticker shock when they get their tax bills, and find out their property taxes are much higher than the tax paid by the previous owner.

The Atlantic is record-warm right now. What does that mean for hurricane season?

Hurricane season is still months away, but warm winter waters in the Atlantic Ocean are already concerning some forecasters.

Orlando photographer wins top prize in international contest for SpaceX moon shot

While plenty of Central Florida photographers seek out rocket launches for stunning visual imagery, Pascal Fouquet goes out of his way to incorporate Orlando landmarks into the frame.

Firm hired to remove migrants from Florida faces insurance fraud allegations

A Canadian company has been paid $45 million by Florida to transport migrants out of state and provide disaster recovery services while defending itself in court against accusations of insurance fraud involving storm clean-up efforts.

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Mobile food truck provides fresh, free fruits and vegetables in Progress Village
Mobile food truck provides fresh, free fruits and vegetables in Progress Village

Hillsborough County and Feeding Tampa Bay are partnering with a local organization to provide healthy and fresh food in Progress Village. The Grow My Giving Mobile Fresh Market truck will provide free fruits and vegetables twice a month through at least September.

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