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June 26, 2019

Government/Politics & Law

The new Florida Supreme Court

The new state Supreme Court has already made its impact felt in Florida... Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Florida's tax law exemptions

The story of how Florida taxpayers wound up subsidizing junk mail. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Florida tax laws and intellectual property

Why does Florida still allow companies to set up subsidiaries to collect royalties from themselves? Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Attorney Amy Furness is defending the opioid manufacturer of Percocet

The attorney who's defending the manufacturer of Percocet from Florida's lawsuit over opioid deaths is seasoned, mild-mannered and has an ability to prevail over emotions. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Next CEO of Lynx, Orlando's bus system, faces same challenges as predecessor

The CEO of Lynx, metro Orlando's bus system, resigned in February after less than three years on the job... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Tampa's port gains two more major cargo shipping deals

Earlier this year, Cosco Shipping Lines of China started sending its container cargo ships to Port Tampa Bay... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Airlines fight 'Florida box' formula for calculating taxes

Florida's tax law charges airlines millions for flying hundreds of miles over open water in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Jacksonville International Airport plans third concourse to handle growth

Last year, Jacksonville International Airport added Spirit Airlines to its roster... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Port of Fort Pierce targets megayacht industry

As veteran port executive Stan Payne says, recent times have been a golden age for Florida ports... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Certification as pharmaceutical freight hub gives Miami International Airport advantage

Miami International's certification gives it a leg up on temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical cargo. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

New DOT codes turn Florida trucking industry into transportation turf war

Florida is caught up in a push by the trucking industry for changes... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

FSU ditches gas-powered buses

Florida State's campus-wide transportation system is going all electric... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Florida retailers use ‘dark store' argument to save on property assessments, tax bills

Businesses of all kinds routinely challenge their property assessments in hopes of shaving even small amounts from their tax bills. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Florida's new governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legislature are playing nice

Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran's successors bring far different personal styles to the top of the Capitol's pyramid of power. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida Senate and House: The next 60 days

What to watch in the Florida Legislature over the the 60 days. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida's 2019 Issues

Water, health care, gambling, higher education, K - 12, budget and taxes, marijuana and more. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Rick Scott's Legacy as Florida's Governor

Scott's focus on the state's economy and finances has left incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis room to maneuver. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Florida's New Governor, Ron DeSantis

And now, the details: Here's what to expect from Florida's new governor Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Every Which Way

Election results prove that Florida is neither red, nor blue, nor purple Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Governor Martinez & Florida TaxWatch Release 2018 Governor's Transition Decision Handbook

This morning, Florida's premier nonpartisan government watchdog, Florida TaxWatch, released the fourth edition of the Governor's Transition Decision Handbook at a press conference. Read more »
Published on 10/30/2018

Heads he wins, tails he wins

It's uncertain whether Gov. Scott will get to appoint three replacement justices on the state Supreme Court. What is certain is that he's already had a hand in who'll be picked. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

President Trump signs bill authorizing resevoir south of Lake Okeechobee

Governor Scott said, “Over the past two years, I have fought tirelessly for the EAA Reservoir by signing Senate Bill 10 into law and going to Washington to advocate for this important project. This reservoir will help end the algal blooms on our coasts and today, with President Trump's action to approve our plan, I'm proud to say that our hard work has paid off and resulted in another big win for Florida families. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2018

Gov. Scott Appeals Major Medical Marijuana Ruling

Less than three hours before a 5 p.m. deadline, Gov. Rick Scott's administration Friday filed a notice to appeal a Tallahassee judge's order that struck down a 2017 medical marijuana law as unconstitutional. Read more »
Published on 10/23/2018

NHTSA directs driverless shuttle to stop transporting school children in Florida

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a letter directing Transdev North America to immediately stop transporting school children in the Babcock Ranch community in Southwest Florida on the EZ10 Generation II driverless shuttle. Read more »
Published on 10/23/2018

Secretary Detzner Outlines Plan for Voters in Counties Severely Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Extends Early Voting & Vote-By-Mail Options for Hurricane Survivors while Protecting Election Integrity Read more »
Published on 10/18/2018

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Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the U.S. military early Tuesday in a spectacular nighttime liftoff that Musk described as the company’s toughest yet. The rocket and payload rumbled aloft at 2:30 a.m. local time from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida after a three-hour delay.

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