Pensacola News Journal  

Escambia County to get nearly $20 million in opioid settlement money  

Escambia County is expected to get about $19.5 million from opioid litigation settlements over the next 18 years. 


Keys News 

County Commission to vote on TDC changes  

The Monroe County Commission will vote Wednesday, May 15, on an ordinance and policy change, so if and/or when the governor signs a bill, the county can move forward on putting $35 million in Tourist Development Council funds toward affordable housing projects. 


Miami Today 

Miami-Dade seeks millions to build a regional tech research team  

Miami-Dade County is rushing to compete for up to $160 million in federal support of a to-be-formed regional coalition of researchers, institutions and companies to conduct technological research that solves problems that impact the economy and society. 




Seminole County leaders discuss sports tourism district  

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Seminole County is looking to lure more people to the area for sports tourism. 


Bay News 9 

Volusia County sees 10 million visitors in 2023  

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The beaches are bringing in big business. That’s what the newest tourism report shows for Volusia County. It’s all during what the officials are calling a “reset” year post-Covid and amid recovery from Hurricanes Ian and Nicole. 


Orlando Sentinel  

Seminole takes step toward new indoor events complex  

Seminole County commissioners took the first step Tuesday toward building a large indoor complex for sports tournaments and other events estimated to cost more than $65 million. 



Palm Beach Post 

Palm Beach County’s affordable housing bonds financing plan in trouble 

It appears unlikely that the $200 million housing bond issue, approved by voters in November, will create anything close to the goal of 20,000 housing units anytime soon. 


Wink News 

Collier commissioners push plan to allow rental of guesthouses 

Collier County commissioners on May 14 moved forward with a plan to allow Urban Estates homeowners to rent guesthouses to address a critical shortage of workforce housing.   


Sun Sentinel  

Idea to help Broward’s homeless: A village of mini homes  

Broward’s next idea to help the homeless off the streets could likely be the construction of 10 easy-to-build homes that serve as shelters.