Gov. Scott: Orlando Area Remains Leader in Job Growth

On April 20, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.5 million jobs since December 2010. March 2018 also marked 36 consecutive months of the Orlando area leading job creation in the state, adding 42,000 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The unemployment rate in Orlando was a low […]

Gov. Scott: Florida Businesses Created More Than One and a Half Million Jobs Since December 2010

On April 20, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.5 million jobs since December 2010, including 12,500 private-sector jobs in March and more than 167,000 in the past year. Governor Scott made the announcement at VOXX International in Orlando, which moved its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to Orlando in 2015. […]

Gov. Rick Scott Statement on Shooting of Gilchrist County Deputy Sheriffs

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott made the following statement this evening regarding this afternoon’s shooting in Gilchrist County that resulted in the loss of two Gilchrist County Deputy Sheriffs. Governor Rick Scott said, “My wife, Ann, and I are heartbroken by the loss of two law enforcement officers in Trenton. I have spoken with […]

Gov. Scott Announces 68 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for Miami Area

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 68 census tracts in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes for many job […]

Gov. Scott Announces 30 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for Fort Lauderdale Area

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 30 census tracts in Broward County as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes for many job creators. […]

Gov. Scott Announces 28 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for Southwest Florida

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 28 census tracts in Southwest Florida as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes for many job creators. […]

Gov. Scott Announces 35 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for West Palm Beach Area

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 35 census tracts in the West Palm Beach area as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes […]

Gov. Scott Announces 108 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for Tampa Bay Area

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 108 census tracts in the Tampa Bay area as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes for many job […]

Gov. Scott Announces 72 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for Orlando Area

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 72 census tracts in the Orlando area as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes for many job creators. […]

Gov. Scott Announces 13 Low Tax Opportunity Zone Designations for Gainesville Area

On April 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced recommendations to designate 13 census tracts in the Gainesville area as Low Tax Opportunity Zones. Low Tax Opportunity Zones, as established in the federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, encourage long-term investment and job creation in targeted communities by reducing taxes for many job creators. […]