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FPL Promotes Florida through Recruitment Website

Brookings Cheers Florida’s ‘Smart’ Port Investments

January 28, 2013 - 6:00pm

Floridas effort to build its port-to-rail freight infrastructure in anticipation of increased global trade is receiving high marks from one of the oldest Washington, D.C., think tanks.

A report from the Brookings Institute, a nonpartisan outfit that has a reputation of leaning to the left, listed as smart the states freight game plan as directed last year through the creation of the Office of Freight Logistics and Passenger Operations.

Mario Diaz-Balart: Time to Deal in ‘Reality’ on Immigration Reform

Report on Long Lines, Other Election Problems May Miss Deadline

Rob Schenck to Head House’s Two-Year Florida Gambling Review

January 27, 2013 - 6:00pm

Florida Rep. Rob Schenck, R-Spring Hill, has been named chairman of the House Select Committee on Gaming by House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel.

And as with the Senate Gaming Committee, the House effort is viewed as a two-year endeavor.

The House Select Committee on Gaming will be charged with looking at Floridas gaming activity holistically to determine ways to improve the states oversight of the industry, Weatherford stated in a release.

$10,000 Degree Challenge Accepted by All Four-Year FCS Schools

Forbes: Miami ‘Hosed’ in Marlins' Stadium Deal

Legislators On the Spot With Rick Scott's Teacher Pay-Hike Proposal

U.S. Rep: How Much Privacy Will Disney Be Stealing from Kids at the Magic Kingdom?

January 26, 2013 - 6:00pm

Is Disney overstepping and infringing on the privacy rights of children entering its theme parks with the new electronic wristband pass system it will introduce?

U.S. Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., wants to know if the Walt Disney Co. will be collecting too much personal information about its young guests.

Markey has asked Disney CEO Robert Iger -- in a Jan. 24 letter -- for details of the amusement giants plan to track guests at parks through bracelets called MagicBands" to the MyMagic+ program.

Governor's Office: High-Tech Sawmill to Bring 350 Jobs to Suwannee




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