Florida’s Governor Has Remedy For Gas Pains — Proposed 5-Month Tax Holiday

Ron DeSantis will ask state lawmakers in the upcoming legislative session to give Floridians a reprieve from the state gas tax.

Fleeing To Florida, Flipping Houses And Voter Roles

Zillow is getting out of the unpredictable business of flipping homes. Meanwhile, Florida just flipped, with more registered Republicans.

Florida’s Governor Calls Legislative Session To Counter Biden’s Political Moves

Ron DeSantis believes people can make their own decisions and government should stay out of the way.

Hedge Funds, Cash Buyers Scooping Up Scarce Supply of Residential Real Estate

Instead of reinvesting their money into richly valued U.S. stocks or low-yielding bonds, hedge funds have turned to buying houses in booming locations.

Florida’s Seaports Open And Ready To Help Solve Supply Chain Crisis

— Steve’s Marketplace — Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace. Gov. Ron DeSantis has been called a lot of things, especially by the ever-critical state/national media. Things like reckless, irresponsible, a diehard Trump supporter.  But never Santa Claus. This could apparently change.  Appearing at JAXPORT […]

Fernandina’s October Scaled-Down Shrimp Festival Was A Pumpkin-Smashing Success

Let’s hold the original Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival in May, plus abbreviated Shrimp Festival “version 2.0” in October.

Flocking South — High-Tech Businesses And Households Moving To Florida

Wall Street darling, Cathie Wood, is moving Ark Invest from New York to Florida.

Restaurant Industry Woes May Not Be Temporary

PLATEFULS OF CONCERNS — Severe staffing shortages, food costs mushrooming, and keen culinary competition. Restaurants face many challenges.