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Michael MolineJanuary 8, 2019
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8min65
A top state economist advised the House Commerce Committee on Tuesday to take a more expansive approach to economic development than continuing to rely largely on low-wage tourism and recruiting out-of-state businesses to move here. “This is essentially a grassroots or bottom-up theory of economic development,” said Amy Baker, coordinator of the state Office of […]

Danny McAuliffeJune 19, 2018
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4min37
A Chicago-based watchdog group says Florida owes more than it owns to the tune of $11.6 billion, earning it a C ranking in the group’s annual report of state financial standings. Truth in Accounting released its letter-grade rankings of each state Tuesday morning. The nonprofit was founded to highlight inaccurate government financial disclosures. Per the two-pager […]


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