UWF Office of Economic Development and Engagement http://wuwf.org en Harper: Florida Made-For-Trade, Interest Rates, & Tax Day http://wuwf.org/post/harper-florida-made-trade-interest-rates-tax-day <p></p><p>Time now for our weekly review of the region’s economy with Dr. Rick Harper – Director of the UWF Office of Economic Development and Engagement, and advisor to the Florida Senate.</p><p>Interview Highlights:</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:02:08 +0000 Rick Harper & Dave Dunwoody 7882 at http://wuwf.org Harper: Florida Made-For-Trade, Interest Rates, & Tax Day Florida Still Has Work To Deal With Poverty http://wuwf.org/post/florida-still-has-work-deal-poverty <p>In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses issues related to poverty, on the 50th anniversary this week of President Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 declaration of “War on Poverty.”</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Rick Harper & Sandra Averhart 3731 at http://wuwf.org Florida Still Has Work To Deal With Poverty Florida General Revenue Estimate Positive http://wuwf.org/post/florida-general-revenue-estimate-positive <p></p><p>In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses Florida’s general revenue estimate for Florida, which projects what the sales and use tax revenues will be.&nbsp;&nbsp; The latest forecast from state economists shows an increase o f$300 million relative to the summer projection.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:52:38 +0000 Rick Harper & Sandra Averhart 2619 at http://wuwf.org Florida General Revenue Estimate Positive Rick Harper: Florida Gaming and October Jobs http://wuwf.org/post/rick-harper-florida-gaming-and-october-jobs <div>In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses the Florida Gaming Impact Study and various issues related to the Florida Legislature’s plans to address the comprehensive gaming legislation in the 2014 session. &nbsp;The Florida Senate Committee on Gaming is holding a series of public hearings around the state. &nbsp;One of those was held this week at Pensacola State College.</div><p></p><p></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:34:31 +0000 Rick Harper & Sandra Averhart 1411 at http://wuwf.org Rick Harper: Florida Gaming and October Jobs