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Florida Legislature serves big business first, that was confirmed when it passed the “reform” of the state's nuclear cost recovery act.
Ocala Star-Banner
It is Duke Energy and Florida Power & Light, the state's largest utilities, that still get all the breaks and no one speaks up for the ratepayers.
Tampa Bay Times
Florida businesses are pressuring lawmakers for a bill that would prohibit local governments from passing wage, benefits and sick-time ordinances.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Pelican Bay-based Health Management Associates plans to expand its Physicians Regional Medical Center.
Naples Daily News
Convergent Capital Partners and the Liberty Group have submitted a joint bid to the Tampa Port Authority to become Channelside’s operators.
Tampa Tribune
Because land scams are such a pronounced part of Florida's history, the state really should be better at preventing them by now.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs officially closed Sunday, after 77 years of providing smiles and fun and a unique look at nature.
Fort Myers News-Press
County commissioners should play no role at all in competitively-bid contracts, but they continue to meddle in the process.
Miami Today
County commissioners voted unanimously to approve $360,000 in incentives for iSirona, to keep it here and to add 300 full-time jobs.
Panama City News Herald
Gov. Rick Scott wants to more than double the amount of money devoted to economic incentives.
Tampa Tribune
While some may dwell on the negative economic conditions, we believe strongly our local chambers play a key role in the betterment of our community.
Osceola News Gazette
This immigrant's story is America's story, too. Doing more with less and being happy about it.
Florida Times-Union
Sybac Solar plans to erect a 1-megawatt solar field on Paynes Prairie that provides environmental benefits to the sacred ground.
Gainesville Sun
The Postal Service is faced with a choice between a relatively small reduction in service, or a major reduction in the overall mission.
Daytona Beach News-Journal
We were pleased to hear that Citrus Memorial Health Foundation board members agreed to partner with the YMCA for a new wellness center in Lecanto.
Citrus County Chronicle
ey West city officials recently were notified that a couple of cruise ships are sailing away with no intent of returning.
Key West Citizen
Part of Gov. Scott's strategy is financial incentives but giving companies money might be the least effective strategy for attracting jobs.
Palm Beach Post

Letter To The Editor

Citrus County is just another victim of a big private corporation's attempted bullying. Because Duke Energy has more money than the county,...

Tampa Bay Times

For the second year in a row, the decision makers for the annual Christmas Parade have chosen a route that avoids downtown businesses on Stuart...

Lake Wales News

The blame can't be solely with retailers. They are just retailing. It is up to the consumer to refuse to participate in these "events....

Tampa Bay Times

The presidential election is over, but the debate rages on between advocates of free enterprise and those of government. Two recent articles in my...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Our world stage calls for illumination and support for the beleaguered job creator, with full deference and affection for a devoted supporting...

Orlando Sentinel

Do you own a small business? If so, and if you are like many other small business owners, you may be ignoring the requirements of the Affordable...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

If we want good, accountable government, we have to pay for it. Do we want the best workers - or the cheapest ones - catching the crooks, fighting...

Lehigh Acres Citizen

Op Ed

This Tampa Bay Times editorial incorrectly suggests that the Florida Office of Public Counsel was "shut out" of negotiations regarding a...

Tampa Bay Times

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida provides programs that teach young people about economics and free enterprise, personal finance and job...

News Press of Fort Myers