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Florida Bid for largest expansion of gambling in the state’s history is dead for 2012

Expanding gambling could have helped Florida add 100,000+ badly needed jobs. In a state that has serious budget and unemployment problems, a bill that would have brought more tourism, taxes and jobs is dead for now. Adding large destination gambling resorts to warm winter weather and beaches would have given the state a another powerful tourism draw. The bill […]


Florida Homes and Employment Snapshot – the Good and Bad News

Florida Homes sales up overall but prices down slightly while unemployment rate drops last year, but… The total number of homes and condos sold in Florida rose last year for the third year in a row, but the median price decreased slightly in 2011 from 2010. A closer look at the data shows that BOTH prices and number of […]


Florida Worst State to Lose Your Job

CNN Money Magazine has reported that Florida has the highest rate of long term unemployed workers in US! When you look online it looks as if there are lots of jobs available in Florida. A just published article from CNNMoney says that there are four people looking for a job for every job opening. If you are thinking of […]

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