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Florida’s marijuana industry nearly doubled jobs, approached $1.23 billion in sales...

By John Haughey, Center Square The medical marijuana market in Florida created nearly 15,000 new jobs in 2020 and employs an estimated 31,444 state residents,...

Can Florida’s Business Economy Bounce Back in 2021?

Florida's housing market saw more overall sales, higher median prices, and even an increase in listings state-wide. In 2020, sales were up by 27%...

Florida TaxWatch: Pandemic uncertainty shades ‘cautiously optimistic’ 2021 outlook

Florida’s unemployment rate will fall to 5.5% in 2021, the forecast said, down from a pandemic peak of 13.8% in April but about 2...

Economists project mid-2021 turnaround for Florida’s $90B tourism industry

By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida’s $90 billion tourism industry will begin to rebound about mid-2021 with the number of visitors forecast to be...

The gig economy is coming for elder care

From The Hustle If driving for Lyft isn’t cutting it for you, you can always become a “grandkid on demand.” Papa, a platform that connects young...

USDA citrus forecast projects 15 percent decline in Florida harvests

Florida’s citrus industry has struggled the past two decades from development of rural areas; changes in drinking habits; the infusion of lower-priced – often...

Nearly 11,000 Floridians employed in nation’s ‘Moon To Mars’ quest

By John Haughey | The Center Square According to Space Florida, the state’s public-private space development agency, more than 17,100 commercial companies employ at least...

Idled cruise industry can sail again in Florida on Nov. 1

If it was up to the CDC, or at least Director Dr. Robert Redfield, the “no sail” order for cruise ships from U.S. ports...

Time – and money – at stake in Florida-led proposal to...

By John Haughey | The Center Square Daylight saving time could be extended for one year if a fast-tracked federal bill sponsored by Florida’s two U.S....

Rich States, Poor States ranks Florida in top 10 for economic...

By Jason Schaumburg | The Center Square Florida's economic outlook ranks seventh in the U.S. in the American Legislative Exchange Council Center for State Fiscal...