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Florida unemployment rate now 3%, a record low

On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to a remarkable, record low of 3.0 percent in December 2019.  Additionally, the labor force continued to increase with 220,000 Floridians entering the workforce over the…

Tampa to construct more bike lanes

Creating safe and comfortable trails and bicycle lanes that connect Tampa’s neighborhoods is a key part of Mayor Jane Castor’s Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow (T3) initiative. Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay  “As a police officer, I saw firsthand…


City of Tampa Appeals Counseling Case

The city of Tampa appealed a federal judge’s ruling that granted summary judgment to Liberty Counsel, thereby invalidating the Tampa ordinance that prohibited licensed counselors from providing voluntary talk therapy to minors seeking help to…

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