DeSantis signs property insurance bill, says lawmakers ‘must do more’ to...

By John Haughey/The Center Square Florida’s 6.5 million businesses and homeowners will see some significant changes in state property insurance regulations beginning July 1 after...

Some cruise ships are mandating vaccines for guests, despite FL and...

By Issac Morgan, Florida Phoenix As Florida seeks to dismantle safety protocols and regulations from the federal government through an ongoing court case over...

Costco brings back free samples; re-opening food court

From Market Watch Although Costco paused food samples last year due to COVID-19, the warehouse store says they will bring their sample stations back, reports...

Florida faces dire shortages of restaurant workers: ‘They don’t think we...

By Issac Morgan/Florida Phoenix Sharon Sessions worked as a line cook for over a year at a Whataburger in Tallahassee, earning $9 per hour —...

Florida’s pandemic-staggered tourist industry seeing Memorial Day boost

Memorial Day 2021 By John Haughey/The Center Square Businesses across Florida are hoping for a Memorial Day weekend surge that signals the state’s $90 billion tourist/hospitality...

Florida Supreme Court upholds vertical integration requirement for cannabis producers

By John Haughey/The Center Square Tampa-based Florigrown filed a lawsuit nearly three years ago challenging the Legislature’s 2017 “vertical integration” law, which it claims only...

After 40% drop in 2020 visitors, Florida’s $90B tourist industry rebound...

By John Haughey/The Center Square Florida drew 79.75 million visitors during pandemic-skewered 2020, a 39.3% drop from the 131.4 million who visited the Sunshine State...

Sales-tax holiday on disaster supplies starts Friday ahead of active 2021...

Hurricane Season 2021 By Laura Cassels/Florida Phoenix A Florida sales-tax holiday on disaster supplies begins Friday, four days before the official start of what is expected...

Florida to press its federal case for immediate cruise-ship sailing in...

By John Haughey/The Center Square Florida will continue to press its case in demanding the federal government lift its restrictions and allow the state’s $8.1...

As hurricane season nears, insurers seek to shed Florida property insurance...

Hurricane Season 2021 By John Haughey/The Center Square More than 53,000 Florida homeowners will be looking for property insurance on June 1, the day hurricane season...