Posts Tagged ‘local business’

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 11:16am

GDP Drop Reflects Obama Election Impact

Posted by admin in Florida, Lake County, United States

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) dropped 0.1 percent for the fourth quarter, and it was a total surprise to many Wall Street analysts, but not for business people on the ground.  There is a real softness that has begun to permeate the United States economy since the re-election of President Barack Obama. It is mainly […]

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 11:00am

Keep the Penny Tax Local or Vote No

Posted by admin in Lake County

In 2001, the citizens of Lake County voted to impose upon themselves for 15 years an extra penny sales tax, which is evenly split between Lake County, the school district, and the municipalities.  The extra penny tax, which generates an estimated $27-$30 million annually, was sold to the public as a source for improving infrastructure.  […]

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