Author: News Service of Florida

Renewed Interest in Renewable Energy?

Gov. Charlie Crist is exploring adding renewable energy measures to a special session he may call to put on the November ballot a constitutional ban on oil-drilling in Florida’s gulf waters. Crist spoke Monday with Senate President Jeff Atwater, R-North…

Florida Unemployment May Top 8 Percent

Florida could lose a total of 315,000 jobs by 2010 with unemployment rising as high as 8.4 percent, a University of Central Florida economist projected Thursday. Sean Snaith, director of UCF’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness, forecasts that unemployment will peak…