Scott, Crist Duel Over Past And Future Of EconomyLong before the flare-up over Charlie Crist's fan earlier this month, Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign had been dogged by an earlier debate moment --- one from four years ago, when he was asked to elaborate on his promise to create 700,000 jobs in seven years.
Florida's Jobless Numbers Edged Up In May There was little fanfare from Gov. Rick Scott's office Friday to herald the monthly update of the state's unemployment rate, which ticked up slightly from April to May and now matches the national mark of 6.3 percent.
Florida's Unemployment Rate Remains Nearly FlatNumbers out Friday show Florida's unemployment rate has not changed much in the past couple of months.