Department Of Economic Opportunity
House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, indicated Wednesday he’s not in favor of the state setting aside money for any professional-sports stadium projects this year, after also opposing a high-profile effort in 2013 to direct tax dollars to improvements at the home of the Miami Dolphins.
Florida Democrats have criticized Gov. Rick Scott for failing to provide leadership or take ownership over the state’s troubled $63 million unemployment website.
Thousands of unemployed South Floridians will finally be getting their benefits checks after the state’s troubled new system had held them up.
The state Department of Economic Opportunity is hiring 330 workers to help process unemployment assistance applications due to troubles with a new $62.8 million online system.
Florida officials and the company responsible for building the state’s new unemployment claims website in a battle over who it blame for the site’s ongoing problems.
Nearly 90,000 Floridians have lost their federal emergency jobless benefits. They were part of a group of 1.3 million Americans whose unemployment checks weren’t part of the bipartisan budget deal passed by Congress last week and signed by President Obama.
The company responsible for Florida’s new online unemployment-assistance system is coming out in its defense after the Department of Economic Opportunity started fining the company for failing to deliver a “fully functioning” system
The state has started to impose daily fines and is withholding a $3 million payment to penalize a company that has helped overhaul the technically troubled unemployment-benefits computer system.
Florida officials announced Friday, they are withholding a $3 million payment to the company that built the state’s new unemployment claims website.
A bank of 20 phones have been set up in the Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Northwood Centre in Tallahassee in order for state employees to call local business owners and find out how legislators can improve Florida’s economy in 2014.