Some University Area Residents Eligible For Free Job,Skills TrainingTampa residents living in the areas surrounding the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida may be eligible to receive free job training and improve job-related skills.
Florida Bars Reopened Monday: Not Soon Enough For Some Struggling OwnersFlorida bar owners were able to reopen their businesses Monday after an amendment to the state’s Executive Order was lifted. Bars can reopen at 50% capacity as long as they follow social distancing and Covid-prevention rules.
FL State Rep. Anthony Sabatini Files Lawsuit, Claims Face Mask Mandate Is UnlawfulRepublican Florida State Representative Anthony Sabatini addressed a group of supporters at a press conference Friday about a lawsuit he filed. The lawsuit he filed is against Pinellas County and the unconstitutional nature of the face mask mandate.
Latest Plans For Reopening Hillsborough CountyAs of May 18, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ full Phase 1 of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery took effect.
What Companies Benefit From Coronavirus?Amazon and Netflix continue to do well as coronavirus isolates people in their homes, but many other companies have benefited or may soon.
Ferg's Sports Bar And Grill Discusses Reopening In Phase 1Ferg's: “I don’t think anybody was prepared for this. Nobody.”
Pasco County Small Businesses Have Begun Receiving Grant ChecksSome COVID-19 relief loan checks have already been delivered to some small struggling small businesses due to the Safer-At-Home executive order.
Hillsborough Co. Will Not Reopen Until Testing ExpandsNew COVID-19 cases have slowed but testing remains flat as well.
State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Increased Funding For Small Business Loan ProgramState Senator Janet Cruz outlines suggested modifications to the current small business loan program to limit business from receiving multiple loans until other applicants have been considered.
Hillsborough County Schools Part Of World-Class Energy Savings ProjectThe full economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to be seen, but one Tampa-based company is prepared to help stem the financial damage.
Gov. DeSantis Set Aside $50M Emergency Relief Loans For Small BusinessSmall business owners in Tampa Bay Area are finding relief in small bridge loans as a portion of the COVID-19 Stimulus.
CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy CitedThe baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.
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Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment SolutionSpeaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Opinion: My2KObama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.