Florida News That Impacts You – September 23rd, 2022
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida. Gas prices continued lower through the weekend.
- The statewide average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $3.38 per gallon, a penny lower than yesterday’s price. In Southeast Florida prices range from an average low of $3.43 per gallon in Broward to an average high of $3.59 per gallon in the Palm Beaches.
- Florida’s trend for new COVID-19 cases continues to set fresh four-month lows. With fewer than 2,800 cases reported yesterday, Florida’s weekly trend for daily COVID-19 cases is currently about 2,767 daily cases, the lowest since April 20th.
- Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis is calling on the state legislature to pass legislation, that he stated he’d work on crafting with them, preventing credit card companies from tracking legal purchases from firearms retailers in Florida. After the International Organization for Standardization recently recommended a new merchant code tracking purchases from firearms retailers American Express, MasterCard and Visa announced they’d implement the practice.
- Florida’s latest report from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles shows a record number of Californians, Pennsylvanians, Oregonians, New Yorkers and former residents of New Jersey and Washington relocated to Florida last month. Year-to-date net migration into Florida via DMV tag changes has totaled 321,881.