Monthly Archives: April 2014

Florida a top ranked economy? Not so fast, report says

By William Patrick. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When it comes to economic rankings, especially by free-market leaning outfits, Florida often ranks near the top. It’s a point of pride for Sunshine State lawmakers, even those typically opposed to low taxes and light …

Florida renters finding a tough market

By Josh Salman. It’s an expensive time to be a renter in Southwest Florida, and that reality doesn’t appear as if it will change any time soon. The cost to rent an apartment in Sarasota and Manatee counties is rising at …