Tag Archives: fiscal cliff

Congress could affect Florida Consumer Confidence Index

By on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 29, 2013 at 5:39 pm

Congressional budget cut discussions could influence the Florida Consumer Confidence Index in the coming months.

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House Backs Off Boehner’s ‘Plan B’

By Greg Henderson and Dana Farrington on December 20th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 11:17 pm

House Speaker John Boehner said the bill, which would have raised taxes on income above $1 million a year, did not have enough support to pass Thursday. In a statement, he said, “now it is up to the president to work with Senator Reid on legislation to avert the fiscal cliff.”

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In the News: fiscal cliff, Philippines typhoon, NH boy released from hospital, 2020 Mars rover

By on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 9:50 am

Obama Says ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Hinges on Top Tax Rates – President Obama said there is potential for averting the fiscal cliff in the next 28 days, but nothing will happen unless Republicans consent to raise income tax rates on [...]

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Explaining the fiscal cliff; a Q and A with Director of University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research Chris McCarty

By on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 5:09 pm

A White House report said President Obama is committed to working with Congress to reduce the deficit, but what should Floridians expect with the so-called fiscal cliff. Director of the University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research Chris McCarty explains the effects of the phenomenon dominating headlines.

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In the News: prison health care, Walgreens investigation, Lipitor production halted, fiscal cliff, Powerball winners

By on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Judge hears Fla. prison privatization challenge – Circuit Jude John Cooper heard a case Thursday in Tallahassee in regards to plans to privatize health care services in Florida prisons. The Gainesville Sun DEA probes Walgreens pharmacies over drug diversion in [...]

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Floridians’ consumer confidence drops

By on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:52 pm

With the “fiscal cliff” looming, many Floridians are concerned about how their financial situations will be impacted.

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In the News: Floridian consumer confidence drops, bipartisan gangs in Congress, GOP senators troubled, Obama rallies support, Powerball at $500 million

By on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 1:03 pm

Floridians’ consumer confidence drops post-election according to University of Florida survey – A University of Florida study found that Republican post-election pessimism and the looming “fiscal cliff” made Floridans less willing to spend money in November. The Gainesville Sun Bipartisan [...]

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In the News: teenager sentencing, Trump petition, Jill Kelley, fiscal cliff, West recount request

By on November 14th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 9:41 am

Matthew Scheidt to be sentenced, faces 20 years in prison – Eighteen-year-old Matthew Scheidt faces 20 years in prison after faking his way to treat patients at Osceola Regional Medical Center. Central Florida News Macy’s Dump Trump Petition Has 350,000 [...]

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In the News: State secession, Black Friday deals, fiscal cliff, U.S. oil production, Obamacare, infant mortality

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 2:45 pm

Petitions to secede filed for Florida, Georgia; 19 other states also have petitions – Americans from across the country have filed petitions requesting to secede from the union. Petitions have been sent from Alabama, Florida, Michigan, New York, Texas and [...]

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Florida consumer confidence approaching ‘new, normal high’ post recession

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Florida consumer confidence rate for October close to September post-recession high.

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