Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission

On July 22, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one reappointment and two appointments to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. David Shoar, 54, of Saint Augustine, is a sheriff with the Saint Johns County Sheriff’s Office. He is reappointed for a term beginning August 1, 2016, and ending August 1, 2020. Robert Hardwick, 45, […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Frank Ledee to South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners

On July 22, 2016, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Frank Ledee to the South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners. Ledee, of Hollywood, is an assistant state attorney for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. He received his master’s degree from Barry University and law degree from Nova Southeastern University. He succeeds Ken Barnett […]

Gov. Scott: Naples Area Added Nearly 4,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today the Naples area added 3,900 private-sector jobs over the year in June. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, declining by 0.6 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “With nearly 4,000 new jobs created in Naples, more and more Floridians are finding the opportunities […]

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added 1,700 New Jobs Over the Year

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 1,700 new private-sector jobs over the year in June. The area’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, dropping by 0.4 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “Florida is laser focused on creating the best environment for businesses and families to […]

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Added Nearly 22,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Jacksonville area added 21,900 new private-sector jobs over the year in June. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in June, declining by 0.8 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “It is great news that the Jacksonville area created nearly 22,000 jobs […]

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

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the West Palm Beach area added 10,200 new private-sector jobs over the year in June. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in June, down 0.3 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “Every job created makes a difference in someone’s life […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added Nearly 35,000 Jobs Over the Year

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Fort Lauderdale area added 34,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in June. The unemployment rate in Fort Lauderdale was 4.5 percent in June, dropping by 0.7 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “I am proud to announce that Fort Lauderdale […]

Gov. Scott: Miami Area Added More Than 18,000 Jobs Over the Year

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami area added 18,700 new private-sector jobs over the year in June. The Miami area’s unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, down 1.0 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “With more than 18,000 new jobs added this year, it is clear that Miami […]

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added Nearly 45,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 44,900 new private-sector jobs in June over the year. Tampa’s unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in June, dropping by 0.7 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “Not only did the Tampa area create nearly 45,000 new jobs over the […]

Gov. Scott: Orlando Leads the State in Job Creation

On July 22, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Orlando area added 49,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in June, the highest number of new jobs among all Florida metro areas. The unemployment rate in Orlando is now 4.5 percent, declining by 0.7 percentage point in the last year. Governor Scott said, “I […]