After Tuesday’s victory by Republican David Jolly over Democrat Alex Sink in Florida’s 13th Congressional District, we analyzed social media to better understand how online conversation and sentiment shaped the outcome of the race from November 2013 through March 2014.
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Our economy is tanking, but the national numbers don’t tell the whole story. We took a look at some individual states and saw how their struggling economies helped paint a more complete picture of our economic woes.
According to a new study released Thursday, south Florida is the least affordable of the nation’s 25 largest metro areas for moderate-income families.
“The economy is so bad, instead of Secret Service protection, the White House is using replacement refs to guard President Obama.” –Jay Leno
In South Florida, the median household income continues to fall. In South Florida it has now reached $48,880, in Broward $40,552 and $38,953 in Palm Beach County.
The city of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has approved borrowing up to $340 million this year in order to pay down 75 percent of the currently unfunded pension liabilities within the two pension plans for the city.
Wyoming plans to spend $7 million nationwide on tourism marketing to promote itself to potential tourists. North Carolina receives mixed news about its economy. Private Space flight in FL has promise to bring new jobs to Cape Canaveral.
A selection of budget and econ stories from across the fifty states.
Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released monthly state and regional unemployment numbers for April.