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2014/10/22 16:22
2014/10/22 16:22
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To the editor: This October will mark three years since Gov. Scott and the Legislature formed the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to streamline and coordinate the state's economic, labor...
2014/10/22 16:22
2014/10/22 16:22
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2014/10/22 16:05
2014/10/22 16:05
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BAY COUNTY-- At Tuesday's commission meeting, St. Joe Company officials talked about the latest expansion project of the massive Bay-Walton housing development plan. "This thing is so big. And so...
2014/10/22 15:47
2014/10/22 15:47
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Wednesday, October 22, 10:44 AM EDT Nor, at 737,537 workers, does it have the largest labor force. That also would be the Miami area, with 3 million. And, at 5.8 percent, it doesn�t have the lowest...
2014/10/21 17:34
2014/10/21 17:34
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The unemployment rate for St. Johns County continued to fall in September, dropping half a percentage point from August to 4.8 percent. The numbers, which are not seasonally adjusted, were released —...
2014/10/20 22:33
2014/10/20 22:33
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The state and Osceola County have pledged as much as $265,000 to bring an ammunition factory to a business center that is also home to an after-school program, church and health...
2014/10/18 02:05
2014/10/18 02:05
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BAY COUNTY-- Bay County Officials announced Friday morning a company that will be operating at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, bringing dozens of jobs to the area. Dozens of Bay...
2014/10/17 22:30
2014/10/17 22:30
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I would like to remind those who are opposed to Minto West of the often ignored fact that elections matter. When voters choose a governor and legislators in Florida who are pro-business, perhaps some...
2014/10/17 18:30
2014/10/17 18:30
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Florida’s job market got back on track in September, a month when unemployment fell and job growth again outpaced the national average. Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment fell to 6.1 percent...
2014/10/17 18:13
2014/10/17 18:13
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... NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA) Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who has made job creation the hallmark of his time in office, received upbeat employment news Friday. The state announced that the final...
2014/10/17 16:09
2014/10/17 16:09
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By: Andy Alcock October 17, 2014 - 11:45am Tallahassee, FL - The Caldwell Building in downtown Tallahassee, which houses the State Department of Economic Opportunity, has been evacuated due to a...
2014/10/17 15:51
2014/10/17 15:51
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There was more good news for South Florida's job market in September with unemployment in Broward and Palm Beach counties falling to 5.2 percent and 6 percent, respectively, the state said...
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2014/10/16 15:51
2014/10/16 15:51
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DRB Capital, which has its roots in a Boca Raton company that was the subject of a U.S. Justice investigation, is eligible for $450,000 in state and local incentives if it adds 75 new...
2014/10/13 18:26
2014/10/13 18:26
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LAUREL HILL — The City Council has tabled a motion to dissolve the city. The dissolution issue will remain tabled until road overlaying and repaving projects — on New Ebenezer Road, 2nd Avenue and...
2014/10/10 10:19
2014/10/10 10:19
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State officials claim Florida's new online unemployed system is fixed. But unpaid claims keep adding up and it is causing a burden for residents relying on unemployment funds. According to partner...
2014/10/09 20:26
2014/10/09 20:26
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LAUREL HILL — The city seeks proposals to execute a $600,000 grant for road repairs. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity in July awarded the funding, which will help repair New Ebenezer...
2014/10/08 20:33
2014/10/08 20:33
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The clock is winding down on Osceola County's agreement with firearms maker Colt to move some of its operations to Kissimmee. With Gov. Rick Scott on hand, the county announced a deal in December...
2014/10/03 21:24
2014/10/03 21:24
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SUBMITTED BY JESSICA SIMS, FWC - The Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
2014/10/01 22:09
2014/10/01 22:09
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News Release: APD TALLAHASSEE, FL—Organizations that hire people with disabilities were recognized by the state of Florida today for being exceptional employers of people with disabilities. Seven...
2014/10/01 06:39
2014/10/01 06:39
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... This is a letter that was sent to Gov. Scott in response of land use plan change (The Sugar Hill Sector Plan) recently proposed by Hendry County that would allow up to 18,000 homes and 25...
2014/09/30 10:36
2014/09/30 10:36
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NAPLES, Fla. - Eighteen months ago, Collier County hired Bruce Register as its economic development director with a goal of attracting new businesses and creating jobs. So far, no major employers...
2014/10/22 16:22
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