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Mayor promises renewed focus on speeding up jobs project at ICARE meeting.
Florida Times-Union
We encourage the Lee County board of commissioners to approve the incentive to a company that has committed to bringing 700 jobs to our county.
Fort Myers News-Press
Spark Growth: Riverwalk 2013 is designed to boost the region's technology community and spur economic development.
Bradenton Herald
The Pennsylvania-based manufacturer, Priton, plans to hire as many as 200 people over the next three years.
Pensacola News-Journal
Growing the manufacturing base in the Sunshine State is one way to add jobs and diversify the state's workforce.
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Growing the manufacturing base in the Sunshine State is one way to add jobs and diversify the state’s workforce.
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Speedway's project will be big — very big and Daytona Beach and Volusia County need this project.
Daytona Beach News-Journal
We want it turned around now, but we also know that a steady growth pattern without a bubble is what’s best for everyone.
Highlands Today
Gainesville is expecting an official announcement soon on whether Mobiquity Inc. has chosen us for an expansion that could bring 260 jobs here.
Gainesville Sun
Florida filed a lawsuit to recover economic damages from the BP oil spill and a Manatee County environmental project tops the list for recovery.
Bradenton Herald
MacDill is too vital to the nation’s defense and the region’s economy to be subjected to unnecessary conflicts and headaches.
Tampa Tribune
Hernando is teaming with Space Florida to bring civilian research and development jobs to the county-owned airport.
Hernando Times
County officials agreed to accept a $15.3 million settlement from BP to help offset the economic damages from the Deep Water Horizon oil spill.
Panama City News Herald
Those who have doubts about the wisdom of Hillsborough County devoting $500,000 to help build the local film industry should consider this:
Tampa Bay Times
Local officials discussed expanding the South County and 14th Street community redevelopment agencies and implementing Home Rule Tax Financing.
Bradenton Herald
A Proposal in the Florida Legislature would reduce the likelihood of another Digital Domain disaster.
Treasure Coast Palm
Production of unmanned drones will produce an economic development of $13 billion in the first three years and up to $82.1 between 2015 and 2025.
Highlands Today

Op Ed

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Orlando Sentinel

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

While it is rarely front-page...

Orlando Sentinel

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Orlando Sentinel

Democrats want to poke, prod and...

Tampa Bay Times

Letter To The Editor

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Santa Rosa Press Gazette

Jobs, jobs, jobs. Americans are weary of one-upmanship in the blitz of promises about who can best ensure a robust economy. Now we hunger for the...

Orlando Sentinel

From Orlando to Seattle, free enterprise is reshaping the American city on energy-efficient lines that has growing appeal. The auto is an option,...

Orlando Sentinel

He is again trying to quicken the recovery by reducing short-term interest rates to spur lending and spending. This is a joke of jokes. It has...

Suncoast News

I would strongly advise our "wise"...

Tampa Bay Times