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July 07, 2020 07:59 PM

Governor Ron DeSantis slashed a billion dollars from the state budget. And as the coronavirus pandemic drags on, future cuts are likely. That's the...


June 30, 2020 02:31 PM

On Florida Matters this week, we're taking a look at life behind the front lines - the front lines of the war on the coronavirus. Many first responders ...


June 16, 2020 10:20 AM

Hotels in the Tampa Bay area had their second-best month ever in February. But, what a difference a month makes.


May 19, 2020 11:20 PM

While most of us are still sheltering in place, trying to ride out the storm of coronavirus, well -- guess what -- a real storm may be just around the...


May 12, 2020 09:46 PM

Not only small businesses and restaurants have been hurt by the pandemic. Many nonprofits are having an existential crisis, as donors hold on to their...


May 06, 2020 09:40 PM

As we transition back to normal, Florida Matters looked for some analysis on the unique challenges Tampa Bay businesses, non-profits and the economy...


May 05, 2020 11:22 AM

When almost everybody is staying at home, that obviously doesn't bode well for the state's tourism industry. And for all those tourists flying into some...


March 31, 2020 07:54 PM

Just days before officials began shutting down large gatherings to slow the spread of COVID 19, David Brancaccio, host of the Marketplace Morning Report...


March 24, 2020 09:02 PM

The coronavirus pandemic is not only taking its toll of the nation’s healthcare system, but also its businesses. This week, Florida Matters takes a look...


March 10, 2020 08:24 PM

Floridians are going to the polls on March 17 for the state’s presidential primary. This election cycle, WUSF is focusing on the issues rather than the...