If you’re thinking about booking a hotel in Florida through a travel agency anytime soon, beware. Trial attorneys and major hotel chains have teamed up to create a tax on fees charged by online and offline travel agencies. WUFT FM’s Laura McKeeman has more on a bill that will try to prevent the proposed tax.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPTourismTaxWRAP.mp3]
Construction of the two new UF Health Shands hospitals is ahead of schedule. The twin hospitals will bring more specialization in heart and cardiovascular diseases and neuromedicine units.