Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Added Nearly 29,000 Jobs Over the Year

On October 21, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that Jacksonville area businesses created 28,700 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in September, a decline of 0.4 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the […]

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Area Added More Than 10,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On October 21, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach area added 10,200 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The area’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in September, declining by 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added 34,000 Jobs Over the Year

On October 21, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that Fort Lauderdale businesses created 34,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The unemployment rate in Fort Lauderdale was 4.6 percent in September, declining by 0.3 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, […]

Gov. Scott: Miami Area Added More Than 14,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On October 21, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami area gained 14,500 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. Miami’s unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in September, down 0.6 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the total number of […]

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added 32,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On October 21, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 32,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, down 0.2 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the total number of […]

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

On October 21, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Orlando area continues to lead the state in job creation, adding 52,100 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The unemployment rate in Orlando was 4.5 percent, dropping by 0.4 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the […]

Gov. Scott: Florida Businesses Created Nearly 18,000 Jobs in September

On October 21, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

More than 1.2 Million Jobs Created Statewide Since December 2010   FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state in September, bringing the total number of jobs created in 2016 to nearly 200,000. Since December 2010, 1,222,500 private-sector jobs have been created in Florida. […]

Administrative Schedule for Friday, October 21, 2016

On October 21, 2016, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, October 21, 2016

Governor Scott Appoints Alexander S. Bokor to the Miami-Dade County Court

On October 20, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Alexander S. Bokor to the Miami-Dade County Court. Bokor, 38, of Miami, has been an Assistant County Attorney for Miami-Dade County since 2008. Prior to this, he was an Associate with Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, P.A. from 2006-2008 and clerked for United States District […]

Governor Scott Appoints Danielle L. Brewer to the DeSoto County Court

On October 20, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Danielle L. Brewer to the DeSoto County Court. Brewer, 29, of Arcadia, is a fifth generation Floridian born and raised in DeSoto County. She has been an Associate Attorney with Swaine & Harris, P.A. since 2012 where her practice includes both civil litigation and […]