Six weeks to the day after the Legislature adjourned — actually, the final “day” lasted until about 3:30 Saturday morning, but who remembers — Associated Industries of Florida has issued its “Champions of Business” awards. Not surprisingly, given that AIF saw passage of virtually its entire legislative agenda, there’s lots of self-congratulatory rhetoric. And several […]
PANAMA CITY — Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, was one of 18 senators and representatives selected to receive a 2011 Champion for Business award from the Associated Industries of Florida. The statewide business association based the award on scores on the annual Voting Records report. The award will be given in an August ceremony. They […]
By John Atkinson, Naples, Owner, Head Pharmacist, The Apothecary The Apothecary, an independent pharmacy at Fourth Avenue North in Naples, has been serving our community for over 47 years. As the current owner and son of the founder who started that pharmacy, I can honestly say that it has been a pleasure to serve and […]
NASA’s prototype multi-purpose crew vehicle is making a cross-country tour, with several public viewing stops, on its way to Kennedy Space Center. The vehicle, a test module based on Lockheed Martin’s Orion capsule design, will make three stops as it travels by truck from Dryden Flight Research Center in California to KSC: June 15-16 at […]
By Peter Wallsten and and Jia Lynn Yang It was supposed to be the White House’s latest make-nice session with corporate America — a visit by Chief of Staff William M. Daley to a meeting with hundreds of manufacturing executives in town to press lawmakers for looser regulations. But the outreach soon turned into a […]
By DAN FUCARINO It’s no secret that health care in Florida is going through some very significant changes. New federal health care laws, coupled with the major shifts in our state’s Medicaid program, will undoubtedly change the way Floridians receive care. Community pharmacies will certainly feel the effects of these new laws. Under Medicaid managed […]
My husband, Charles, and I have owned and operated Jackson’s Drug Store in Monticello since 1966. For a small community drug store like ours, a lot has changed since then. Independent pharmacies are the backbone of small communities, but recent efforts by the Florida Legislature have taken more and more prescriptions out of the hands […]
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