Florida Governor Rick Scott repeatedly promised during his 2010 campaign that he would create 700,000 jobs in seven years. Now, Governor Scott is saying the he can argue that he doesn’t have to create a single job in the Sunshine State.
Florida Governor Rick Scott outlined his 2012 job creation agenda Wednesday morning and it includes several of the hot button conservative issues being pushed in both Washington and Tallahassee.
Florida’s jobless rate for August won’t be released for another two weeks, but if the national numbers are an indicator; Florida’s numbers may not be pretty.
Unemployment in Miami-Dade County is 13.7 percent and the jobs to bring that rate down simply are not there. Now, the economy in South Florid and the nation could take a debilitating hit when government aid ends this year.
Gov. Rick Scott has announced two Canadian companies will be creating about 110 new jobs in Florida. Scott made the announcement Friday in Toronto at the end of a five-day Canadian trade mission.
Employers added more than 200,000 jobs in April for the third straight month, the biggest hiring spree in five years. But the unemployment rate ticked up to 9 percent.
Florida Governor delivered his first State of the State speech Tuesday night amidst a growing concern over the depth of cuts and the path Florida will chart in the next few years.
The Labor Department’s latest unemployment numbers for January brought good news and bad news to economists looking for signs the Great Recession is coming to an end.
Florida’s unemployment rate hasn’t shown signs of edging lower in the past quarter, but newly released date from the U.S. Labor Department shows that the overall unemployment rate dropped in December.
Governor-elect Rick Scott continues his statewide jobs tour at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale Thursday. His visit Wednesday offered hope, but no details.