- $10 billion in growth for Florida military and defense industry
Spending by the military and defense industry has a $95 billion economic impact in Florida. The defense sector also provides 914,787 jobs in Florida, an increase of 113,040 jobs during the past two years.
- Florida Supreme Court issues setback for Amendment 4 supporters
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday sided with lawmakers who have argued that felons must pay back all court-ordered fees, fines and restitution before registering to vote.
Corporate lobbyists, Florida House write $50 million tax break for a handful of big companies
Working directly with lobbyists representing some of the state’s biggest businesses, the Florida House of Representatives has written a proposed tax break that could save millions of dollars for a small number of companies.
Fungus hits Florida strawberries
Growing organic strawberries has never been easy for Florida farmers, but the task got a lot more challenging in late December, when a fungus called Pestalotiopsis took hold in some of the state’s berry fields.
As seas rise, your coastal home in Florida could lose value. One report says 15% by 2030.
Increasing sea rise is going to water down the value of some of the most coveted and expensive real estate in Florida, and insurance rates will go up too.