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File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Wants To Cut Corporate Filing Fees

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is proposing to cut annual corporate filing fees.

CBS Tampa–01/26/2014

A bank owned sign is seen in front of a foreclosed home. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Floridians Who Lost Homes To Receive $1,500 Checks As Part Of Settlement

More than 1,700 Floridians who lost their homes to foreclosure will receive small payments as part of a national settlement with five major banks.

CBS Tampa–01/25/2014

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Fla. Unemployment Rate Declines To 6.2 Percent

Florida’s economy showed continued signs of improvement as the state’s unemployment rate dropped again last month.

CBS Tampa–01/24/2014

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Fla. To Pay Thousands Of Held-Up Jobless Claims

Thousands of unemployed Floridians whose benefit checks have been held up by the state’s troubled new system will soon get their payments.

CBS Tampa–01/18/2014

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Fla. Gov. Wants Spending Boost For Roads And Ports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants more money spent on roads, ports and transportation. Scott will announce Monday that he wants state legislators to set aside $8.8 billion for the Department of […]

CBS Tampa–01/13/2014

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Rubio Pushing Reform Agenda To Tackle Poverty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio says the nation needs a new reform agenda to help the poorest Americans find work and boost their families out of poverty, a goal that he says has been […]

CBS Tampa–01/08/2014

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Florida Not Expecting Damage To Citrus From Freeze

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s citrus industry isn’t expecting any damage to crops from a deep freeze afflicting much of the continental U.S. Temperatures are expected to dip into the 30s in parts of Florida […]

CBS Tampa–01/05/2014

While rising home prices helped lift approximately 791,000 residential US properties to a state of positive equity, 6.4 million homes remain weighted down by “underwater” mortgages.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study: 6.4 Million US Homeowners Have ‘Underwater’ Mortgages

The Q3 report from financial and property analysis company CoreLogic shows that 13 percent – or 6.4 million – of all homeowners are still in negative equity despite that number having dropped from 7.2 million at the end of the second quarter this year.

CBS Tampa–12/17/2013

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Health Officials Encourage Alternate Insurance Sign-Up Methods

Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.

12/07/2013

A bank owned sign is seen in front of a foreclosed home. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Cities Lead Nation In High-End Foreclosures

Two Florida cities lead the nation in foreclosures of high-end properties worth $5 million or more.

CBS Tampa–12/04/2013