All Department of Economic Opportunity news 2 days ago Sanford Burnham's shortfall - Orlando Sentinel Only one met or exceeded job goals, according to data from the state Department of Economic Opportunity . "They all fail and it's at a cost to the taxpayers," said new House Speaker Richard......Lake Nona postal zoneMetro OrlandoSanford BurnhamFlorida HospitalUniversity of Central Florida Medical Center 4 days ago DEO rejects affordable housing plan - Key West Citizen An ordinance passed by the city commission in August to encourage affordable housing development was rejected by the Department of Economic Opportunity in early November, citing inconsistencies with the city’s comprehensive plan. Despite the ruling......Craig CatesDepartment of Economic Opportunity 7 days ago Sanford Burnham says it won't repay $77.5M in taxpayer money - WFTV 9 Orlando Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. In October, it was revealed the state of Florida, through the Department of Economic Opportunity , was requesting Sanford Burnham refund $77.5 million in incentives it received to create......Sanford BurnhamSanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery InstituteFloridaOrlando’s Lake Nona Medical CityLake Nona 8 days ago Econ Dev Strategic Plan Committee Meets: More Interested in Massaging the Truth Than Telling It - Columbia County Observer Jesse Quillen, announced that Columbia County was the first community in Florida to be awarded $40,000 by Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) to produce what ultimately became known as the Columbia County Strategic Plan......Columbia CountyBucky NashGlenn HunterStephen DouglasEconomic Development Advisory Board Strategic Planning Subcommittee 14 days ago County jobless rate drops - The Star ...of 1 percent in October and remains nearly a half-point below October 2015. According to information from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity , the county unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in October, which tied Franklin County for......CareerSource Gulf CoastFranklin CountyCareerSource Gulf CoastPanama City Job CenterFlorida Department of Economic Opportunity 14 days ago Volusia-Flagler retailers ready for holiday sales - Daytona Beach News-Journal ...hiring boosted by seasonal workers jumped by 41,800 jobs in Florida from October to December, according to the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity . Locally, seasonal employment is up slightly this year, said Grace Naugle, an employment......Central FloridaNational Retail FederationKirsten HalloranDaytona BeachWal-Mart 16 days ago Area jobless rate stays below 5% - Jacksonville Daily Record Johns counties � rose from 4.6 percent in September to 4.7 percent in October, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said Friday. The state agency does not adjust the data for seasonal factors but when the......JacksonvilleSt. Johns CountyFloridaFlorida Department of Economic OpportunityAlbert Loh 16 days ago Unemployment rates slightly up - Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser HOLMES AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES - The Department of Economic Opportunity recently released Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October. At 5.8 percent, Holmes County's rate is slightly up from 5.7 in September. Washington County's......FloridaHolmesWashington CountyChipolaHolmes County 16 days ago Jacksonville gets ‘Project Velo,’ another Amazon warehouse that could employ 1,200 - The Florida Times-Union That would be matched by $780,000 from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity . The city would also provide $6.7 million in a “Recapture Enhanced Value” grant and...... 18 days ago Sanford Burnham asks faculty for ideas to save institute - Orlando Sentinel ...15 to return the money. The Department of Economic Opportunity told the Orlando Sentinel on Nov. 16 that it was still waiting for a formal response from......Lake Nona FacilitySanford BurnhamOrlando SentinelCentral FloridaOrlando Sentinel 18 days ago Mixed figures in Florida, First Coast unemployment rate show flat jobs picture for October - The Florida Times-Union ...the state jobless rate increased from 4.7 percent in September to 4.8 percent, according to figures provided by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity . The national unemployment rate fell, going from 4.8 percent in September to 4.7 percent......Albert LohFloridaRick ScottFirst CoastJacksonville 19 days ago Florida's unemployment rate ticked up in October - WJXT Jacksonville ...for our families." Northeast Florida added 25,000 new private-sector jobs in the past year, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity . Monroe County, home to Key West, had the state's lowest unemployment rate at 3.3......Northeast FloridaSt. AugustineRick ScottSt. Johns CountyHendry County 19 days ago Job growth strong in S. Florida, with Broward highest metro region in state - Sun-Sentinel ...compared with a year ago while Palm Beach County's rate inched up in October compared with 2015, according to Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity . But job growth was strong throughout the region. Broward County had the highest level of......Miami-Dade CountyFlorida's Department of Economic OpportunityBrowardFlorida 19 days ago Florida cuts biotech funding to Torrey Pines Research Insititute - The Palm Beach Post ...lured to the state a decade ago because of failure to meet job-creation goals over three consecutive years. But the state Department of Economic Opportunity isn’t coming, just yet, for any taxpayer-funded equipment from the still-open research......FloridaTorrey PinesSanford BurnhamUniversity of FloridaPort St. Lucie 21 days ago Insurer plans to lay off 103 from Plantation office - Sun-Sentinel Group, plans to lay off 103 employees from its Plantation office, according to a notice from the company to the state Department of Economic Opportunity . Affected positions are primarily in the company's Service Operations business unit,......Luis SahagunTexasIdahoMich.Ore. 22 days ago Tax group: Orange, Orlando should reclaim Sanford Burnham incentives - Orlando Sentinel ..."People are in such a rush to sign bad deals, that taxpayers are left holding the bill." The Department of Economic Opportunity should investigate their option for a lawsuit, he added. And legislative remedies to the......OrlandoSanford Burnham PrebysOrange CountyFlorida HospitalFred Brummer 1 months ago Orange OKs incentives for IAAPA; Disney union backs candidate - Orlando Sentinel ...weeks. Though the package has been approved by Orange County and is laid out in public documents, officials with the state Department of Economic Opportunity said it still considers the project confidential. Generally, a state spokeswoman said,......DisneyJose AlvarezNewark Liberty International AirportEric ClintonOrange County Commission 1 months ago United Healthcare subsidiary hiring 440 in Orlando - Orlando Sentinel ...from 4.9 percent the year before, but slightly worse than 4.4 percent in August, according to data from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity . Contact me with a news tip at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-420-5660; Twitter is......Metro OrlandoUnitedHealth Group Inc.OptumFlorida Department of Economic OpportunityU.S.