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Municode Embraces Technology-Driven Advances Fall 2018

Municode Embraces Technology-Driven Advances

Helping to ensure that the businesses take advantage of emerging technologies.

Tallahassee’s Cissy Proctor Looks After State’s Economic Welfare Winter 2018

Tallahassee’s Cissy Proctor Looks After State’s Economic Welfare

Proctor excels in the executive director role for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Tyndall Air Force Base Confident of Landing New Aircraft Summer 2018

Tyndall Air Force Base Confident of Landing New Aircraft

Northwest Florida’s superior climate and the region’s culture of piloting unmanned systems solidified Tyndall as a supreme location.

Medical Marijuana Update December - January 2017

Medical Marijuana Update

Via constitutional amendment, Florida legalized medical marijuana in 2016. Reconciling the right of access thus created with a federal prohibition on marijuana possession hasn’t been easy.

Unfinished Business October - November 2017

Unfinished Business

The 2017 legislative session resulted in limited lawmaking affecting businesses, but funding was preserved for tourism promotion and economic development.

It's the Law February - March 2017

It's the Law

The Florida Legislature convenes its 2017 session, prepared to tackle a slew of issues that affect business, including worker compensation, education & water availability.

Governing Excellence February - March 2017

Governing Excellence

Barry Shields begins preparing the Governor’s Club early for an onslaught of business when legislators come to town.

Graham For Hard Work April - May 2015

Graham For Hard Work

R. Gwen Graham reflects on her 1st few months in office & her hopes for NW FL.

Living a Dream December - January 2014

Living a Dream

The behind-the-scenes story of Raimund Herden, the visionary behind Bluewater Bay who has lived the American dream.

Crist v. Scott October - November 2014

Crist v. Scott

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, talk about their vision for NWFL economic development.