The Walt Disney Company donated $1 million to the Florida Disaster Fund, which is run by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, to help the Panhandle and the Big Bend recover from Hurricane Michael.
Melbourne-based Harris Corporation and New York-based L3 Technologies announced Sunday afternoon they have agreed to a transformational all-stock merger of equals, in what is the largest merger in defense industry history.
The Pensacola-headquartered Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance, encourages small businesses impacted by Hurricane Michael to apply for assistance through the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program.
Ahead of Hurricane Michael’s Wednesday landfall in the Florida panhandle, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig to assist communities affected by the storm.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., announced he was backing a proposal to reform the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for members of the Armed Forces looking to move into the civilian workforce.
This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that Central Florida was getting almost $20 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is offering $3 million in grants to St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties to help mitigate the effects of red tide.
While the Trump administration has renegotiated NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, two members of the Florida delegation are looking to protect specialty growers in the Sunshine State.
Starting Tuesday and for the next two weeks, Sunshine State News will run the 12 proposed constitutional amendments on the 2018 Florida ballot -- one amendment per day -- including an analysis of each initiative, as produced by The James Madison Institute.
It was a spirited night in Orlando for the Republican Party of Florida on Saturday, as the RPOF hosted its largest fundraiser of the year, the 2018 Victory Dinner at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.