Tourists will continue to get a taste of Florida through welcome center OJ

Free orange juice will continue to flow at Florida interstate welcome centers despite budget cuts.
Maryann Ferenc, Mise en Place proprietor

Maryann Ferenc on spending tourism tax dollars on Tampa’s growing dining scene

The Michelin Guide is poised this week to bestow more of its coveted stars to a handful of Florida restaurants, something that never would have happened without tourism tax dollars. That’s because local tourism agencies...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., August 8, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Wakulla Springs hearing flooded with residents Wakulla Commissioners are pushing back a rezoning hearing to decide the fate of a controversial gas station project near Wakulla Springs to be heard. Public comment concerning the threat...
migrants at the U.S. border, American flag, barbed wire

Backroom Briefing: Eyeing Florida’s immigration law

Agriculture Commissioner Wilton Simpson says a new Florida immigration law could bring “unintended consequences” to construction & tourism.
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Florida scientists want to educate Trump on climate

Twenty-six Florida scientists have written a letter to Donald Trump; they want to meet with the Republican presidential nominee to talk about the latest climate science and the threats expected because of a changing climate....

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