Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Medal of Honor Day Proclamation

On March 25, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation recognizing March 25th, 2019 as Medal of Honor Day in Florida. The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force that an individual serving in the Armed Forces of the United States can receive. “I am proud to […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Monday, March 25, 2019

On March 25, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Monday, March 25, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Labor Force Continues to Grow as Industries Expand

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s labor force continued to grow with 170,000 people entering the labor force at an annual growth rate of 1.7 percent, up 0.2 percent from January 2019. Also in the past year, 206,300 new private-sector jobs were created in Florida overall and 24,300 private-sector jobs were […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces West Palm Beach Area Adds 10,400 New Jobs Over the Year

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the West Palm Beach area had an increase of 10,400 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in February, down 0.3 percentage point in the past year. Statewide, Florida businesses created 24,300 new private-sector jobs in February 2019. To see […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Tampa Area Creates Second-Highest Number of Jobs

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Tampa area added 27,600 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the second-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. Tampa’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent, down 0.3 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 24,300 new private-sector jobs in […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Southwest Florida Created More Than 13,000 New Jobs

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Naples area added 4,200 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.1 percent in February, down 0.3 percentage point in the past year. The Fort Myers area added 9,400 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Pensacola Added 4,300 New Jobs Over the Year

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Pensacola area added 4,300 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in February, down 0.4 percentage point in the past year. Statewide, Florida businesses created 24,300 new private-sector jobs in February 2019. To see the statewide job creation information, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Orlando Continues to Lead in Job Growth for 47 Consecutive Months

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that February 2019 marked 47 consecutive months of the Orlando area having the highest job creation in the state, adding 48,200 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The unemployment rate in Orlando was 3.2 percent, down 0.3 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Miami Area Creates 25,000 New Jobs

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Miami area added 25,000 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the third-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. Miami’s unemployment rate was 3.2 percent, down 0.8 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 24,300 new private-sector jobs in February […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Jacksonville Created 6,200 New Jobs Over the Year

On March 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Jacksonville area added 6,200 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in February, down 0.2 percentage point in the past year. Statewide, Florida businesses created 24,300 new private-sector jobs in February 2019. To see the statewide job creation information, […]