SBA’s Disaster Loans Are Helping Businesses and Residents, Now top $11 Million in Florida for Hurricane Sally Damage

Disaster Field Operations Center East Oct. 20, 2020 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov ATLANTA – Disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are an affordable way for businesses, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters to obtain funds to pay for their uninsured disaster-related losses, including their insurance deductible. The SBA has approved more Read More

EDITORIAL: Should Florida’s minimum wage be raised to $15?

By Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board Published 10/6/20 Updated 3 hours ago The Times Editorial Board weighs in with a recommendation on Amendment 2. Raising the state minimum wage to $15 an hour sounds appealing. The hefty bump would increase the income of hundreds of thousands of Floridians. More people would earn a living wage, enough to Read More

**ICYMI** FLORIDA TODAY: RESTAURANT WORKER: WHY I’M VOTING ‘NO’ ON AMENDMENT 2 TO RAISE FLORIDA’S MINIMUM WAGE | OPINION

**IN CASE YOU MISSED IT**  FLORIDA TODAY: RESTAURANT WORKER: WHY I’M VOTING ‘NO’ ON AMENDMENT 2 TO RAISE FLORIDA’S MINIMUM WAGE | OPINION Tallahassee, FL — Florida Today published today an opinion column by Heather Parsons, a bartender and restaurant worker at the Crab Trap in Destin. She reveals that Ballot Amendment 2, if passed, would not only Read More