The four remaining GOP presidential candidates took to the stage at Jacksonville’s University of North Florida on Thursday night, discussing immigration, space travel and the housing crisis. Among the hot topics were Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Spanish as a “language of the ghetto” and, well, grandmothers.
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A collective of 15 Occupy Wall Street-inspired groups from around the state of Florida will hold a convention next month to create a resolution that will be sent to Florida Speaker of the House Dean Cannon on the first day of the legislative session.
Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that Boeing will locate its Commercial Crew program headquarters at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. According to a press release issued by Scott’s office, “Boeing will manufacture and test its Crew Space Transportation” spacecraft and expects to create 140 jobs by June 2013 and 550 by December 2015.
In a sign of campaign spending to come in the post-Citizens United era, Super PACs are already pouring money into Florida for attack ads. Plus: five more important items!
No. 1: The unemployment rate held steady, at 10.6 percent, a reminder that the economic recovery remains fragile and slow.