Incentives

Nick Evans

Enterprise Florida’s board of directors are trying to accentuate the positives at their meeting in Tallahassee this week.  The agency is tightening its belt as lawmakers sour on funding the public private business recruiter.

Four Star Freightliner President Jerry Kocan at the worksite of his new location.
Nick Evans

The Florida House wants to eliminate Enterprise Florida, an agency responsible for recruiting businesses to the state.  But some worry the House’s crusade against one agency could hamper broader economic efforts.

Gov. Scott pitching his budget before House lawmakers.
The Florida Channel

In a rare move, Florida Gov. Rick Scott came before the House Finance and Tax committee Tuesday to lobby for his budget.  Scott’s proposal includes more than a billion dollars in tax cuts.

Baker speaking before state lawmakers.
The Florida Channel

Florida Governor Rick Scott has staked his administration on his ability to bring the state new jobs.  But while job numbers are growing, wages for those jobs are lagging.

Capital Report: Election Reform off to a start

Feb 18, 2013

A proposal to reform Florida’s electoral process is moving through the Legislature with bipartisan support. Florida’s problems were highlighted during this past election between long ballots and long lines, and even gained a mention in the President’s State of the Union address. But, as Sascha Cordner reports, while the proposal is gaining ground among state lawmakers, some say there’s still more work to do.