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Every year, Florida lawmakers gather in Tallahassee to debate state policy, amend existing laws and pass new ones, and put together a state budget. This year will be no different, though the COVID-19 pandemic will be looming large over all of these discussions.
This legislative session, it’s a Republican lawmaker pushing to clamp down on tax avoidance by corporations, in an apparent break from other GOP legislators and big business lobbyists who have fought hard to keep Florida’s tax laws as lax as possible.
Florida citrus growers say they’ve gotten the squeeze this year as tariffs have made it harder to move their product. But while they’re riding another roller coaster this year, they say things are setting up for a banner year in 2022.
Health experts have issued a warning about the possibility of a spike in coronavirus cases ahead of the upcoming Spring Break period.
Currently, Florida has about 60,000 electric vehicles on the road. That number is expected to double in the next 10 years, and it’s not just luxury brands like Tesla. EVs are becoming a lot more affordable.
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