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Wearing shorts in Florida? The Air Force is going to give it a shot. Image via Tyndall AFB.


Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam sent a letter Thursday to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that backed President Donald Trump’s push for a “more equitable North American Free Trade Agreement” with Canada and Mexico. “As you are aware, producers of perishable and seasonal agricultural products in Florida and other regions have been decimated by unfair […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 6, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott visited Jacksonville’s FDOT office on the Westside Tuesday, with a “major announcement” via the state’s $85 million “job growth” fund. The fund, a compromise solution to Enterprise Florida’s previous practice of directing money to businesses (many of them businesses that had donated to Scott’s “Let’s Get to Work” political committee), includes money for […]

News Service Of FloridaJanuary 11, 2018

A technical-college training program has become the first recipient of money from the state’s $85 million “job growth” fund, which was created last year as a compromise after a legislative battle about economic-development incentives. Manatee Technical College was awarded $201,500 to help pay for workforce training programs in manufacturing, according to an announcement Wednesday by […]

Jim RosicaNovember 17, 2017

Chris Hart IV, who last was with Florida TaxWatch, will be the next CEO of the statewide Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers association, according to a Friday press release. He starts Dec. 4. Hart “will provide strong leadership to our association,” said Marcia M. Johnson, Franklin County Clerk and Comptroller and 2017-18 Board President, in a statement. […]


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