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After a half century, Alvin Lawrence Alce gets his due. Image via Monroe County.

Jacob OglesDecember 19, 2018
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Florida merchants remain on track for a very merry Christmas and happy holiday season. The Florida Retail Federation predicts a 4.5 percent increase in holiday spending and says sales so far bolster that predication. “With so many positive economic indicators driving Florida’s economy, particularly our 10-year low unemployment rate, we expected this holiday shopping season […]

Guest AuthorJune 5, 2017
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This week, the House of Representatives will consider an important financial reform package, known as the Financial CHOICE Act, which provides desperately needed relief to community financial institutions from the harmful, complex and excessive regulatory environment created by the Dodd-Frank Act. The Dodd-Frank Act, signed into law by President Obama in July 2010, was more […]

Guest AuthorSeptember 7, 2015
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As we join family and friends at barbeques, pool parties, and picnics this weekend, it is worth reflecting on Florida’s remarkable economic turnaround. This Labor Day, Florida’s workforce is presented with pathways to prosperity that were unthinkable just a few years ago. The Great Recession hit Florida hard. Our unemployment rate skyrocketed to 11.2 percent, […]

Guest AuthorSeptember 4, 2015
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As we join family and friends at barbeques, pool parties, and picnics this weekend, it is worth reflecting on Florida’s remarkable economic turnaround. This Labor Day, Florida’s workforce is presented with pathways to prosperity that were unthinkable just a few years ago. The Great Recession hit Florida hard. Our unemployment rate skyrocketed to 11.2 percent, […]

Guest AuthorAugust 20, 2015

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If Donald Trump contributed anything to the political process during this presidential election, he has called the American voter to arms over our dysfunctional government. People are mad as hell about such things as: Lack of confidence in the economy and GDP; Unemployment, part-time jobs, and sending jobs overseas; Illegal immigration; Declining morality; Disrespect for […]


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