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No unemployment benefits boost yet for the jobless as Legislature winds...

The good news is that Floridians who lose their jobs might be able to count on the state's unemployment compensation system not to melt...

Gov. DeSantis throws a monkey wrench into efforts to improve FL’s...

There’s a new obstacle to increasing Florida’s unemployment benefits, which rank among the stingiest in the United States: Gov. Ron DeSantis “Increase benefits? Look, no,”...

FL Legislature 2021: Working families caught between economic crisis and pandemic

The least-fortunate of Florida’s working families are in trouble, in ways that Florida lawmakers have never faced before. Few could have imagined the coronavirus pandemic...

FL jobless rate dives in August, amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Unemployment in Florida fell dramatically between July and August, declining to 7.4 percent in August compared with 11.4 percent in July, according to a...

Gov. DeSantis’ lack of urgency on unemployment: Jobless workers still don’t...

From the East Coast to the West, from the Gulf Coast to Alaska, at least 30 states have signed up for a $300 federal...

On FL’s Rainbow River, something nearly miraculous happened: A developer listened...

One of the most delightful ways to spend a summer day in Florida is to ride an inner tube down a spring-fed river. I’ve probably...

‘Work search questions’ to get FL unemployment benefits lead to confusion,...

Confusion and obstacles blocking unemployment payments to jobless Floridians continued to mount Thursday, as two Florida senators explained that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “waiver” of...

COVID-19 highlights a particular vulnerability for Florida: Its regressive tax system

One of the lures that attracted tens of millions of newcomers to Florida since World War II — other than the beaches, warm weather,...

Gov. DeSantis hails his first-year accomplishments, but your view may vary

Things went swimmingly for Florida during 2019 – at least, judging by year-end summaries issued by the governor’s office and state agencies. Aides to Gov....

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