Economy


Florida - Economy - DeSantis
As Floridians Struggle to Make Ends Meet, DeSantis Offers a Tax Break on Kayaks

From July 1-7, outdoor recreation and entertainment items will be tax-free in Florida.

Puerto Rico - Economy - LUMA
Puerto Rico’s Energy Bureau Approves LUMA’s Seventh Rate Increase

Since the company took over operations on the island one year ago, rate increases and blackouts have been constant.

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Charlie Crist: ‘Floridians Are Struggling Across the State, and Ron DeSantis Is to Blame’

As rent, gas, and food prices continue to soar in the Sunshine State, the Democratic representative blasts the governor for "not doing a thing about it."

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Florida’s Rick Scott Sponsors Bill to Return SNAP Benefits to Pre-pandemic Levels

The Republican is targeting food and housing benefits for the unemployed at a time when the country is still feeling the brunt of the Covid-19 economy.

Floridia - Housing - Loan
DeSantis Launches Program to Help Select Few Buy a House

The governor used a large portion of state funds allocated to build affordable housing for this home buyer program.

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Nikki Fried Rolls Out Massive Plan to Make Florida Affordable for Seniors in 2023

"I’ve stood up my whole life for those who have needed a fighter,” said Fried. So now the only statewide elected Democrat is rolling out a plan to alleviate the high cost of living for seniors.

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Biden Launches Program to Provide Discounted Internet Service

Around 48 million households will be eligible for $30 monthly plans, and some may even qualify to receive internet service for free.