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Boca Raton Resort & Club to lay off almost 1,000 as a result of COVID-19

The Boca Raton Resort & Club, which opened in 1926 as a 100-room Ritz-Carlton Cloister Inn, will lay off 995 employees on February 6, 2021 because of tourism losses and government actions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, Michael Dell purchased the Resort and Club via his MSD Partners. The resort now includes 365 acres, three hotels, a marina, convention center, and now sports over 1,000 rooms.

Florida unemployment updates

Yesterday, September 21, 2020, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) issued reemployment assistance updates on the Reemployment Assistance (RA) Claims Dashboard. As of September 20, DEO has paid 1,990,170 claimants nearly $16.5 billion ($16,491,486,942). Nearly 3.8 million (3,783,220) unique claims have been… Read More ›

Commentary: Of the three presidential candidates, who would maximize the freedoms of individuals in America?

Joe Biden and Donald Trump both support for nationalistic and protectionist policies. Much of Biden’s “Bold Vision” on his website could have been taken from Trump’s vision for America — almost verbatim when it comes to Made in America, creating millions of American jobs, etc. Both Biden and Trump have been fear-mongering during their campaigns, while Jorgensen has been promoting her ideas.

Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

We have asked for decades during presidential election season, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” A new YouGov/The Economist poll which ended on July 28, 2020 tackled that and other questions of almost 1,500 Americans. The result was 42% felt they are better off now, while 36% were better off four years ago and 22% were not sure.