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WCTV Tallahassee
DEO to Host Annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work DayBy: WCTV Eyewitness NewsApril 26, 2016 TALLAHASSEE – On Thursday, April 28, th
DEO to Host Annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 4 days ago
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsApril 26, 2016 TALLAHASSEE – On Thursday, April 28, the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) will host the 2016 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day event on the 22nd Floor of the Florida Capitol. To kick off the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sheraton Dania to lay off 112 employees as it closes for renovationemployees on May 4 and May 11 and also a job fair on May 17 to help them find n
Sheraton Dania to lay off 112 employees as it closes for renovation
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
employees on May 4 and May 11 and also a job fair on May 17 to help them find new employment, a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said. The Broward County jobs assistance agency, one of 24 CareerSource locations... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Bonita council approves policy changes supporting railroad corridor preservationof the municipality. If city council approves the changes, the new comprehensi
Bonita council approves policy changes supporting railroad corridor preservation
Naples Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
of the municipality. If city council approves the changes, the new comprehensive plan language is sent to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for review. The amended plan, including possible comments from the state, then comes back... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Sheraton Dania to lay off 112 employees as it closes for renovationemployees on May 4 and May 11 and also a job fair on May 17 to help them find n
Sheraton Dania to lay off 112 employees as it closes for renovation
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
employees on May 4 and May 11 and also a job fair on May 17 to help them find new employment, a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said. The Broward County jobs assistance agency, one of 24 CareerSource locations... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Jacksonville job market still strongClay, Nassau and St. Johns counties � fell slightly from 4.5 percent in Februar
Jacksonville job market still strong
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties � fell slightly from 4.5 percent in February to 4.4 percent in March, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said. The state agency does not adjust the data for seasonal factors but the University... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast, Florida jobless figures fall to under 5 percentfast growing businesses to Florida and help our local businesses get the resour
First Coast, Florida jobless figures fall to under 5 percent
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
fast growing businesses to Florida and help our local businesses get the resources they need to be successful in our state,” said Cissy Proctor, the executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Drew Dixon: (904)... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County unemployment rate at 3.5 percent, among lowest in statewhich includes St. Johns County, had an unemployment rate of 4 percent in March
St. Johns County unemployment rate at 3.5 percent, among lowest in state
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 15 days ago
which includes St. Johns County, had an unemployment rate of 4 percent in March. Non-agricultural employment in the MSA has increased by 3.5 percent (22,600 jobs) in the past 12 months, according to the Florida Department of Economic Oppo... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Gov. Scott formally calls for DEO audit of Visit Florida, Space Floridapart of ongoing reevaluation of Florida’s approach to economic development. Th
Gov. Scott formally calls for DEO audit of Visit Florida, Space Florida
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
part of ongoing reevaluation of Florida’s approach to economic development. The audits will be conducted by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the state jobs agency overseeing both programs. For Visit Florida, the state’s tourism... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
County in final stages of mandated update of land-use planproposed changes at 16 different meetings, she said. If approved today, the cha
County in final stages of mandated update of land-use plan
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted 17 days ago
proposed changes at 16 different meetings, she said. If approved today, the changes will be forwarded to the state's Department of Economic Opportunity for final approval. The Florida Keys are designated an Area of Critical State Concern so... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Building owners sue state over leasesfor State Technology. It also names the heads of those agencies and the leader
Building owners sue state over leases
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 days ago
for State Technology. It also names the heads of those agencies and the leaders of the Department of Education and the Department of Economic Opportunity. In the lawsuit, Northwood Associates said it was working in good faith to try to address... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Everest student loans from 2010 to 2014 forgivenmonth, Zenith laid off 127 employees at the Tampa campus at 5701 E. Hillsboroug
Everest student loans from 2010 to 2014 forgiven
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
month, Zenith laid off 127 employees at the Tampa campus at 5701 E. Hillsborough Ave., according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The company also shuttered its Brandon and Lakeland campuses, moving 343 students to... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Report focuses on sea level rise impacts in St. AugustineGraham, public works director. “We’ve already moved on to the next step.” The
Report focuses on sea level rise impacts in St. Augustine
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 24 days ago
Graham, public works director. “We’ve already moved on to the next step.” The next step includes working with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity on a sea level rise vulnerability assessment, Graham said. The assessment will focus on... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Food stamp recipients face work requirementGlady said. "However, they must meet minimum federal requirements for work, vol
Food stamp recipients face work requirement
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 24 days ago
Glady said. "However, they must meet minimum federal requirements for work, volunteering or active job search activities." Department of Economic Opportunity spokeswoman Morgan McCord echoed Glady and also said the state is trying to help people... Read more
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Key West Citizen
$19 million sale, redevelopment hinges on stateis awaiting the state’s OK of land-use and zoning changes recently approved by
$19 million sale, redevelopment hinges on state
Key West Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
is awaiting the state’s OK of land-use and zoning changes recently approved by the village. If given the OK from the Department of Economic Opportunity, and then again by the Village Council, the future owner and developer of the site would... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Sanford leaders break ground on area's first off-leash dog parkone of the city’s most well used parks, will be located between U.S. 17-92 and
Sanford leaders break ground on area's first off-leash dog park
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 26 days ago
one of the city’s most well used parks, will be located between U.S. 17-92 and Laurel Avenue on 5th Street. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity awarded a $25,000 grant for the design of Paw Park. The total project with cost around... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida examines salaries, diversity of local charitiesworkforce is $35,818, which is comparable to the median wage of $34,050 for all
Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida examines salaries, diversity of local charities
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
workforce is $35,818, which is comparable to the median wage of $34,050 for all local residents, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. However, salaries among those who occupy what Donelan called the �C-suite� show a wide... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Businesses hurt by Lake Okeechobee releases meet with state officialsallows the worker to continue to work for the employer for a reduced number of
Businesses hurt by Lake Okeechobee releases meet with state officials
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 30 days ago
allows the worker to continue to work for the employer for a reduced number of hours," said Larry McIntyre with the state Department of Economic Opportunity. Captain Bruce Rhobak owns Billy Bones Bait and Tackle. He says recent rains have... Read more

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