April 23, 2024

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Corporate Tax Rate Report

With some companies getting tax relief through the CARES Act this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its latest Corporate Tax Rate Report. The report provides an in-depth analysis of... Read more »
Published on 10/16/2020

The Economic Impact of a Rebounded and Revitalized Space Program on Florida's Space Coast

On August 2nd, a SpaceX capsule carrying two NASA astronauts successfully splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico, officially concluding a historic mission to return astronauts to the International Space... Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

TECO Peoples Gas sets record by ranking highest in the region in J.D. Power study 8 years in a row

Tampa, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2020) –For the eighth consecutive year, the residential customers of TECO Peoples Gas have rated the utility highest in customer satisfaction among midsize natural gas companies... Read more »
Published on 9/2/2020

Florida Trend continues track record winning editorial excellence with multiple 2020 awards from AABP, ASBPE

The Alliance of Area Business Publishers (AABP) recently presented 124 Editorial Excellence awards to newspaper and magazine business periodicals on June 25, 2020, at the closing celebration of its four-day... Read more »
Published on 6/26/2020

2020's Best & Worst States for Women

With March being Women’s History Month and women only holding 23.7% of the seats in Congress despite making up 51% of the U.S. population, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released... Read more »
Published on 3/2/2020

MIA reaches nearly 46 million passengers in 2019

Miami International Airport served 45.9 million passengers in 2019, for an increase of nearly one million passengers over its total in 2018, according to the airport’s final 2019 traffic statistics.... Read more »
Published on 2/6/2020

Florida Voters Strong on Governor DeSantis, Down on Impeachment Removal from Office, Concerned Most About Healthcare Costs and Finding Skilled Workers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 21, 2020) – Governor Ron DeSantis continues to enjoy strong approval ratings among voters (68-18 percent), which is helping bolster voters’ feelings that Florida is moving in the... Read more »
Published on 1/21/2020

2019's Fastest-Growing Cities in America

With the Census Bureau reporting that the South and West held 14 of the 15 cities with the largest population gains in 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Fastest-Growing Cities in America as well as accompanying... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2019

Florida is 2019's 3rd Least Vaccinated State

With vaccines being essential for preventing disease outbreaks, especially as we enter flu season, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s States that Vaccinate the Most as well as accompanying... Read more »
Published on 10/2/2019

2019's Best & Worst Places to Retire

With only 23 percent of Americans reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best &... Read more »
Published on 9/4/2019

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon to Associates: Our Next Steps in Response to the Tragedies in El Paso and Southaven

Dear Associates, A month ago, in El Paso, Texas, a gunman with an assault-style rifle launched a hate-filled attack in our store, shooting 48 people resulting in the loss of... Read more »
Published on 9/3/2019

15 Eastern Indigo Snakes just released in year three of the North Florida recovery effort

Multiple partners collaborate to bring apex predator back to The Nature Conservancy's Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve Read more »
Published on 6/11/2019

VyStar and ArtRepublic Present 'Transcending Color'

ArtRepublic has collaborated with VyStar Credit Union to create a highly curated public art plan for their new campus and parking garage that will bring a refreshing, creative presence to... Read more »
Published on 6/11/2019

Life's Abundance Wins Spot on Forbes' Best Small Companies List

Wellness brand recognized as ‘2019 Small Giant' for innovation in delivering health, sustainability and impactful social outreach Read more »
Published on 6/11/2019

Pasco County Ramps Up Dog Dining Ordinance Enforcement

Restaurant owners who allow dogs in designated areas must be permitted Read more »
Published on 6/11/2019

NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts

NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit. This move comes as NASA focuses full... Read more »
Published on 6/7/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis, DBPR Announce Fee Reduction for Licensed Real Estate Professionals

Two-year fee reduction follows recommendations established at Florida's “Deregathon” and will save millions for active license holders Read more »
Published on 6/5/2019

2019 Budget Turkey Watch Report

An analysis of the transparency and accountability of the budget process. Read more »
Published on 6/5/2019

2019's Best & Worst Cities for Staycations

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations as well... Read more »
Published on 5/29/2019

NASA Selects USF Researcher for the First Female-Dominated Crew for Underwater Mission to Simulate Space Exploration

Csilla Ari D'Agostino and her husband, fellow USF researcher Dominic D'Agostino, may be the first married couple to participate in this mission Read more »
Published on 5/20/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida Attracts Businesses with Positive Economic Growth

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s economy continues to strengthen. Florida’s top rated higher education system, talented workforce, low taxes and reasonable regulatory environment continue to foster... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2019

The World's Two Best Scientific Institutes Call Palm Beach County Home

JUPITER, FL – Nature Index has ranked Max Planck Society and Scripps Research as the world’s top two stand-alone scientific institutes for biomedical research. In fact, Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter, Florida campus... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2019

2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations

With summer approaching, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations as well as accompanying videos to supplement its Best Travel Credit Cards and Currency Exchange studies. To help travelers plan the... Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Approves Tax Reform Package Lowering the Cost of Living on Families and Reducing Cost of Doing Business on Job Creators

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 15, 2019) — With the stroke of a pen, Governor Ron DeSantis today approved a Florida Chamber of Commerce-backed tax reform package that lowers the cost of... Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

NIDA awards UF College of Pharmacy additional $3.4 million kratom grant

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although kratom is seen as a possible remedy for drug addiction, it’s typically associated with harm in western countries but not in those in Southeast Asia where... Read more »
Published on 5/13/2019

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