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Florida business leaders are pushing back against a potential change to Florida’s constitution. It would require businesses to verify new workers are eligible to work in the U.S.

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It’s been nearly five months since Hurricane Irma hit Florida. This week and next, an economic recovery workshop is traveling across the state, seeing what counties and small businesses need to help them bounce back and how to better handle the next disaster.


Legal Aid Services of Collier County

This weekend, veterans, first responders, and active duty military and their families can get free legal aid to make wills.

Legal Aid Service of Collier County will help with wills, living wills and related estate planning during the event, called “Wills For Heroes.”

Legal Aid’s Director of Development, Jeff Ahren, said it’s especially important for current first responders and military personnel have a will.

EnSite

Thursday at 1:00 p.m.:  We wrap up this week’s series of conversations about development in Southwest Florida with a closer look at plans to develop Fort Myers Gardner’s Park neighborhood into an artisan district including art studios, small shops, galleries, living spaces and much more.  The idea is intended, in part, to attract millennials to Fort Myers.  

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An anthropologist pursuing his Ph.D. at Brown University spent the past few months researching the H-2A guest worker program in Florida’s citrus industry. He heads to Mexico this summer to spend time with those workers in their own communities.

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