Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Joel Schleicher to the Florida Talent Development Council

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Joel Schleicher as chair of the Florida Talent Development Council. The purpose of the Talent Development Council is to develop a coordinated, data-driven, statewide approach to meeting Florida’s needs for a 21st-century workforce that employers and educators use as part of Florida’s talent supply […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces West Palm Beach Area Adds Nearly 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the West Palm Beach area added 11,700 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in August, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. The industries with the highest growth over the year in the West Palm Beach area were […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Tampa Area Created More Than 21,000 New Jobs

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Tampa area added 21,300 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the third-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in August. The industries with the highest growth over the year in the Tampa area […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Southwest Florida Created More Than 15,000 New Jobs

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Naples area added 4,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in August, down 0.2 percentage point from one year ago. The Fort Myers area added 10,500 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Pensacola Area Added 400 New Jobs Over the Year

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Pensacola area added 400 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in August. The industry with the highest growth over the year in the Pensacola area was financial activities with 700 new jobs. In August, the Pensacola area had […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Orlando Area Continues to Lead in Job Growth for 53 Consecutive Months

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that August 2019 marked 53 consecutive months of the Orlando area having the highest job creation in the state, adding 49,600 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The unemployment rate in the Orlando area was 3.2 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. The […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Miami Area Created More Than 28,000 New Jobs

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Miami area added 28,100 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the second-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. The Miami area’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent, down 0.5 percentage point from one year ago. The industry with the highest growth over the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Jacksonville Area Created More Than 13,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Jacksonville area added 13,400 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in August, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. The industries with the highest growth over the year in the Jacksonville area were professional and business services […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Fort Lauderdale Area Created Nearly 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 11,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The Fort Lauderdale area’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in August, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. The industries with the highest growth over the year in the Fort Lauderdale area […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Economy Continues to Grow and Diversify for the Future

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Florida prepares business environment for the success of innovative and cutting-edge businesses Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida’s economy continues to grow – adding 213,000 private-sector jobs over the year in August while maintaining a low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent. These positive economic indicators show that Florida’s low taxes and reasonable […]