Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Added More Than 19,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 21, 2015, in News Releases, by Administrator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.  — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Jacksonville area gained 19,600 new jobs over the year in July 2015. The Jacksonville MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.2 percentage points over the year, from 6.8 percent in July 2014 to 5.6 percent in July 2015. Florida businesses have added 917,400 private-sector jobs since December […]

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Adds More Than 16,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 21, 2015, in News Releases, by Administrator

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.  — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach area experienced positive annual job growth, with an increase 16,500 jobs over the year in July 2015. The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.9 percentage point over the year, from 6.5 percent in July 2014 to 5.6 percent in […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Gained More Than 25,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 21, 2015, in News Releases, by Administrator

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area gained 25,700 jobs over the year in July 2015. The Fort Lauderdale metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.1 percentage point over the year, from 6.3 percent in July 2014 to 5.2 percent in July 2015. Florida businesses have added 917,400 […]

Gov. Scott: Miami Area Added More Than 27,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 21, 2015, in News Releases, by Administrator

MIAMI, Fla.  — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami area gained 27,700 new jobs in July 2015 compared to a year ago, the third highest number of jobs among all metro areas. The area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point over the year, from 7.1 percent in July 2014 to 6.1 percent in […]

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added More Than 31,000 Jobs Over the Year

On August 21, 2015, in News Releases, by Administrator

TAMPA, Fla.  — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Tampa area added 31,800 new jobs over the year in July 2015. The unemployment rate in the Tampa metro area declined by 1.1 percentage points over the year from 6.5 percent in July 2014 to 5.4 percent in July 2015.  Florida businesses have added 917,400 private-sector […]

Gov. Scott: Orlando Area Continues to Lead Florida in Job Creation

On August 21, 2015, in News Releases, by Administrator

ORLANDO, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Orlando area gained 45,300 new jobs over the year in July 2015, the highest number of new jobs among all Florida metro areas for the 30th consecutive month. The Orlando MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.2 percentage points over the year, from 6.4 percent in […]

Gov. Scott: Florida Added More Than 16,000 Private-Sector Jobs in July

On August 21, 2015, in News Releases, by Administrator

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created 917,400 private-sector jobs since December 2010 and the state’s unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent. In July 2015, 16,900 private-sector jobs were created across Florida. Florida’s annual private-sector job growth rate, now at 3.8 percent, has exceeded that of the nation since […]

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, August 21, 2015

On August 21, 2015, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, August 21, 2015

Gov. Scott: Restoring EFI Toolkit Vital to Beating Texas for Jobs Wins

On August 20, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Today, at Enterprise Florida, Inc.’s (EFI) quarterly Board of Directors meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach, Governor Scott addressed the group and discussed the importance of the Legislature funding the EFI toolkit. Since 2013, the average return on investment for EFI projects is 10-to-1. The meeting also featured remarks from Jacksonville […]

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, August 20, 2015

On August 20, 2015, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, August 20, 2015