Articles in Category: 'Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM
Looking ahead to a possible presidential bid in 2016, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is playing up his foreign policy credentials. Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, came out swinging at President Barack Obama and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday in an op-ed published in the Washington Post.
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: May 12, 2010 12:04 AM

Businesses worried that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could cause them to lose customers and revenue have a new shoulder to lean on.

The Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Task Force was created Tuesday to assist and advise industries that could be impacted by the spill, which has been threatening Florida since late April. And Florida's tourism and hospitality industry sees it an asset that will help it market itself.

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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: May 13, 2010 12:06 AM

The tourism industry says it needs more than $34.7 million from the state right now to prove Florida beaches are unsullied by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: August 28, 2010 4:05 AM
Attorney General Bill McCollum appealed Friday to the federal government and besieged oil giant BP for help in his battle over the $20 billion compensation fund established for Gulf oil victims.
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