Updated: 04/22/2013 - Scott had made the across the board teacher pay raise one of his top priorities for the 2013 session.
Updated: 04/22/2013 - A new customer service call center is expected to create 125 new jobs in Valdosta.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - Several Medicare beneficiaries have received phone calls from individuals declaring to be from the “Health and Welfare Department” informing them that a new Medicare card will soon be issued to them.
Updated: 04/05/2013 - Illegal scams can lead to significant penalties and interest and possible criminal prosecution.
Updated: 03/25/2013 - The bill would require workers to file a claim through the courts and limit damages to the amount they are owed
Posted: 03/21/2013 - Recently, the OFR has seen an uptick in the number of check cashers being presented tax-refund checks resulting from a fraudulent tax return filing
Posted: 03/08/2013 - Ryan Lanier used his position as a financial advisor for Merrill Lynch to funnel approximately $887,931 in client funds to his own personal bank accounts.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - Governor Scott recognized VISITFLORIDA during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet this morning.
Posted: 03/05/2013 - National Consumer Protection Week runs March 3rd-9th.
Updated: 03/01/2013 - Indiscriminate budget cuts go into effect today because the president and Congress failed to agree with a budget savings plan with which to replace them.
Updated: 03/01/2013 - Nobody is particularly happy about it. President Obama and congressional Democrats have sounded the alarm most urgently, warning that the cuts - half domestic, half defense - will sideline an economic recovery still struggling to gain traction.
Updated: 02/27/2013 - Did you know the state of Florida is sitting on a billion dollars? And it's just waiting for you or someone you know to claim it. It's money owed to millions of people, with no strings attached and no lottery to win. The money is part of the state's unclaimed cash and property.