Department of Economic Opportunity

Latest articles

2d
Sun-Sentinel
Closures to eliminate 166 jobs in Miami, Lake Worthclosures of two South Florida business locations will result in layoffs of 166,
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
closures of two South Florida business locations will result in layoffs of 166, according to notices filed with the state Department of Economic Opportunity. Ninety-three people will lose their jobs when a Kmart store at 20505 S. Dixie Hwy in... Read more
2d
Bizjournals
Jobs in South Florida that pay $100,000 and up (342 percent more than the average pay across the tri-county area last year, acc
Bizjournals / Posted 2 days ago
342 percent more than the average pay across the tri-county area last year, according to the data on wages from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. There 21 professions that pay at least $100,000 or more in the tri-county area,... Read more
5d
Sun-Sentinel
Jobless rates down in June across South Floridaunemployment rate was 4 percent, down from 4.8 percent in June 2016, according
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
unemployment rate was 4 percent, down from 4.8 percent in June 2016, according to figures released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Palm Beach’s County’s rate fell to 4.3 percent from 5 percent, while Miami-Dade County... Read more
5d
The St. Augustine Record
Florida unemployment rate lowest in a decade; St. Johns County’s rate second-lowest in statemonth, St. Johns County remained one of the best counties for employment. Info
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 days ago
month, St. Johns County remained one of the best counties for employment. Information released Friday through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) showed that Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in June,... Read more
3 related articles
6d
The Apalachicola Times
CVS asks to 'improve' alley for new storecity’s stormwater rules are more stringent than state or federal laws. She sai
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 6 days ago
city’s stormwater rules are more stringent than state or federal laws. She said plans have been submitted to the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity. When asked by City Attorney Pat Floyd for her views on the alley issue, Clark declined... Read more
8d
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Extension request forwarded to FEMAbut will continue work in the meantime. Updates to the Holmes County Future La
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
but will continue work in the meantime. Updates to the Holmes County Future Land Use Map (FLUM) has been forward to the Department of Economic Opportunity. The updated map, which includes an overlay showing land available for commercial use... Read more
9d
Sun-Sentinel
Florida Lottery contract fight put on holdthe Kentucky Lottery Corporation. He was replaced at the Florida Lottery by Jim
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
the Kentucky Lottery Corporation. He was replaced at the Florida Lottery by Jim Poppell, who had been chief of staff at the Department of Economic Opportunity. Poppell's first official day with the Florida Lottery was July 10. Corcoran, R- Land O'... Read more
12d
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Proposed development projected to make $32.1M economic impactto the state, it must gain approval from the Washington County Board of Commiss
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
to the state, it must gain approval from the Washington County Board of Commissioners before it can be transmitted to the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for approval. DEO will then have 30 days to review the change, during which time... Read more
12d
Orlando Sentinel
Amazon won't get county incentives for new warehouseunclear whether Amazon or the builder will still pursue or receive tax breaks o
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
unclear whether Amazon or the builder will still pursue or receive tax breaks or reimbursements from the state. Florida Department of Economic Opportunity spokeswoman Karen Smith said projects under negotiation are confidential. Amazon has been... Read more
12d
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
State `job growth' fund opens for businessthat lawmakers have set aside for economic-development projects. Gov. Rick Sco
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
that lawmakers have set aside for economic-development projects. Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday that the state Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida are accepting proposals for money in the “Florida Job Growth Grant... Read more
14d
Sun-Sentinel
Florida's private-sector job growth down 31 percent over year agoparticularly in construction. June unemployment and job creation numbers are s
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
particularly in construction. June unemployment and job creation numbers are scheduled to be released July 21 by Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity. Regional jobless rates have been the lowest in a decade in recent months. In May,... Read more
21d
The Tampa Tribune
HSBC cuts nearly 200 jobs in Brandon officeround of significant layoffs for its Brandon office — 197 employees. In a WARN
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
round of significant layoffs for its Brandon office — 197 employees. In a WARN layoff notice filed with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity dated June 30, HSBC said the cuts will be permanent and take place in early September or... Read more
28d
The Tampa Tribune
After Rick Scott veto, Tarpon Springs renews push for money to dredge Anclote Rivera last resort. He said the city will now apply for funding from the state throu
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
a last resort. He said the city will now apply for funding from the state through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund in the Department of Economic Opportunity. "I think the state should be honoring our request because it's so important to our... Read more
m
Sun-Sentinel
Broward agency, state look to help small businesses disrupted by floodingassistance. According to the Broward County Emergency Management Division, loc
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
assistance. According to the Broward County Emergency Management Division, local officials are working with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to determine whether local enterprises would be eligible to receive financial aid from the... Read more

In this news