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Amazon deal brings Internet tax issue to forefront
The news that Amazon, the massive online retailer, plans a physical presence in Florida has again sparked a debate over tax fairness.
Published on 06/14/13
Updated on 06/19/13
Gov. Scott leads trade mission to Paris
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is leaving Friday on another foreign trip, this time heading to Paris for a week to attend an international air show.
Published on 06/14/13
New standards mean change for students, schools
The Career and Professional Education Act creates two tracks –technical and college – to better fit students’ potential.
Published on 06/03/13
Gov. Scott will sign ban on texting while driving Tuesday
Florida will become the 40th state to outlaw the practice for all drivers when Gov. Rick Scott signs the bill in Miami.
Published on 05/24/13
Gov. Scott on trade mission trip to Chile
In just 2˝ years, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has traveled overseas eight times - a record that eclipses his predecessor, Charlie Crist.
Published on 05/21/13
Florida jobless rate drops to 7.2% in April
Florida's unemployment rate keeps dropping.
Published on 05/17/13
Florida House passes texting while driving ban
The Florida House has passed its version of a statewide ban on texting while driving, but the proposal's fate is uncertain.
Published on 05/01/13
Texting while driving ban passes Florida Senate
Texting while driving could soon be illegal in Florida.
Published on 04/16/13
Florida lawmakers consider dueling pension proposals
Sen. Wilton Simpson would allow state workers to remain on the defined benefit plan, but wants to offer a financial incentive to shift to a “defined contribution” plan.
Published on 03/18/13
Florida House panel rejects Medicaid expansion
Published on 03/04/13
Updated on 03/08/13
Gov. Scott heading to Chile on trade mission
Gov. Rick Scott is heading back to South America on another trade mission.
Published on 01/28/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Florida unemployment drops to 8% in December
State labor officials said Friday that Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped to 8 percent in December, ticking down from 8.1 percent the previous month.
Published on 01/18/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Florida Supreme Court upholds 3% state pension plan

The judges overturn a trial judge's decision and back Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to have 600,000 teachers, state and county workers contribute to their retirement.

Published on 01/17/13
Updated on 03/13/13
No decision yet on Crystal River nuclear plant

Progress Energy is still undecided on whether to repair or shut down its crippled nuclear power plant in Crystal River.

Published on 01/07/13
Updated on 03/13/13
PSC approves Progress Energy Florida rate reduction
State regulators cut the monthly bill for a typical Progress Energy Florida customer by $7.13 on Tuesday, but rejected a proposal from commercial users for a further reduction linked to a crippled nuclear power plant.
Published on 11/27/12
Updated on 03/14/13