Florida's citrus industry is grappling with the most serious threat in its history: a bacterial disease with no cure that has infected all the state's citrus-growing counties.
WASHINGTON, April 11- A federal watchdog will probe whether the state of Florida misused a fund that was supposed to help homeowners hurt by the 2007-09 recession, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, April 4- Legislation to combat use of taxpayer data in tax refund fraud scams was introduced on Thursday by a senator from Florida, an epicenter of the scams as they spread across the United States.
WASHINGTON, April 3- Yes, stocks have been on a real tear lately, but guess who hasn't been along for the ride: The millions of 401 investors who "moved to safety" after the 2008-2009 market and never felt comfortable enough to move back to stocks.
WASHINGTON, March 12- A Senate oversight hearing of the Federal Communications Commission took an unexpected turn on Tuesday toward a hot political topic that telecommunications regulators rarely address: donor disclosure in political advertising.
WASHINGTON, Feb 28- Medicare Advantage insurance plans that meet the program's higher quality standards should be in a strong position to withstand federal payment reductions proposed for 2014, a senior U.S. health official said on Thursday.
CHICAGO, Feb 22- U.S. soybean futures fell nearly 2 percent on Friday on profit-taking after increased purchases from the United States by top soy importer China and a strike by Brazilian port workers had sent prices to a 3-1/ 2- month peak. "
Gary Cohen, the Department of Health and Human Services official responsible for implementation of the markets known as health exchanges, told a Senate panel the online marketplaces would meet an Oct. 1 enrollment deadline in all 50 states.