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5:49 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Tallahassee promotes "Capital Cuisine" to boost Spring sales

The early legislative session has left many Tallahassee eateries hungry for springtime customers.  Tom Flanigan reports nearly two-dozen local restaurants are offering special deals starting this Thursday to lure more diners into their establishments…

Many people in Florida’s Capital City didn’t seem to mind that state lawmakers were in town two months early because of redistricting this year.  But Visit Tallahassee head Lee Daniel says the time shift left the local hospitality industry with a bleak springtime outlook…

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Business
6:30 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Gov tours the state to promote jobs package, business tax cuts

Florida Governor Rick Scott is traveling the state to promote a number of bills he’s signed that are part of his jobs and economic growth package, but Regan McCarthy reports some experts question whether the governor’s policies will help Floridians get back to work.

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Business,
6:28 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Scott signs off on jobs bills

Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday signed a four bills he’s calling a jobs package.  James Call reports the measures include a host of tax cuts for businesses and renames the state’s unemployment compensation system a reemployment assistance program.

Leaders of Florida business community surrounded the governor for the ceremonial bill signing.

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Business
6:40 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Local soda fountain to be featured in "Southern Living"

The well-known magazine “Southern Living” is doing a story about a Tallahassee business.  Tom Flanigan reports the feature spread should appear sometime this summer…

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Business
6:11 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Senate committee approves tax breaks for businesses

Lawmakers are considering a tax package that would grant almost $120 million  each year in tax breaks to businesses and consumers in the state. Regan McCarthy reports the Senate Budget Committee approved the measure Wednesday in an unusual late-late session committee meeting.

Senate Budget Chairman JD Alexander says House leaders have already agreed on the measure, which would grant millions of dollars in tax breaks, mostly for businesses.

“This represents a compromise between the House and the Senate on what the tax package would look like.”

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