State economists see tourism growth cancelling out lagging housing starts

Nothing emerged during a numbers-crunching exercise by state economists Tuesday to change the economic picture the Legislature will confront this

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Rick Scott’s favorite business incentive is losing money, Senate hears

Gov. Rick Scott’s favored economic incentive program – the Quick Action Closing Fund (QAC) – is now losing money, the

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Jim Rosica’s review of top state government stories in 2016

From algebra to Zika, 2016 brought a plethora of material to the Capitol Press Corps. Trying to pick the top state

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Austerity budget looms despite Florida’s improved state revenue forecast

The Florida Legislature may have nearly $140 million more to spend next year than previously expected, but that won’t save

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Economists wrap up consideration of felons’ voting rights

A panel of state economists and forecasters spent Wednesday editing their notes on the costs of a constitutional amendment on felons’

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