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Net worths of Florida Cabinet reported

July 1, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth dropped nearly 19 percent — mainly due to a reduction in the value of his investments in a blind trust — during the…

Business

Florida given 2016 Silver Shovel awards

June 28, 2016

Area Development, the leading publication focused on site selection and facility planning, has given Florida a 2016 Silver Shovel Award in recognition of projects undertaken in 2015. This is the fourth consecutive year that Florida has…

Business

Florida ranked fourth for tech industry employment

March 3, 2016

Earlier this week, the non-profit tech association CompTIA released its Cyberstates 2016 report, which provides a state-by-state analysis of the U.S. technology job market. Florida’s tech industry employment ranked 4th in the country and employed 311,807…

Business

Florida TaxWatch: Transportation infrastructure needs

February 11, 2016

Robert Weissert, executive vice president of Florida TaxWatch, said on “Pensacola Speaks” that the shortfall for the state’s transportation infrastructure needs is more than a $130 billion over the next 25 years. He said the funding…

Politics

Breaking news: Florida House flips out Senate, adjourns

April 28, 2015

From News Service of Florida: Amid a bitter impasse with the Senate about the budget and health-care issues, the House adjourned “sine die” about 1:15 p.m. Central. The adjournment came three days before the annual legislative…

Politics

Florida Cabinet slows down agency appointments

March 7, 2015

Capitol watchers were given a glimpse this week of the next chapter in the showdown between the governor and Cabinet members over department-head appointments. Aides to Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Attorney General Pam Bondi and…