The past 43 months is the longest prolonged period that the rate has been above that mark since the 27 months recorded during President Ronald Reagans first term started in Jan. 1981.
Crist and Scott are essentially tied in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, in good part because Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie pulls support from Crist.
The former governor will get millions in campaign cash under the state’s public campaign financing program created to help low-budget candidates counter big-pocketed opponents.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is running a misleading ad campaign aimed at luring business to New York from Florida, said Florida’s top finance official.