Monday, August 19, 2019

Gov. Rick Scott and GOP lawmakers clash over spending on job incentives

A clash intensified Monday between Gov. Rick Scott and his fellow Republicans who control the Florida Senate over hundreds of millions of tax dollars used as bait to attract jobs from...

Gov. Scott, lawmakers clash over funneling tax dollars to businesses

Gov. Rick Scott's mantra for years has been jobs, jobs, jobs. Now a key fund used to offer money to businesses that create jobs is dwindling, and he's clashing with his...

UWF to disburse $5M in economic development funding

The University of West Florida’s Office of Economic Development has $5 million for companies relocating or expanding to the Gulf Coast and who create jobs while doing so. The money comes from...

Orlando software firm creating jobs after $70M investment

An Orlando-based software company is planning to double its workforce within three years, thanks to a recent investment by a Boston equity firm. PlanSource Holdings Inc., which on Aug. 24 announced it received...

Enterprise Florida releases economic development results for 2014-15

Enterprise Florida on Aug. 20 released updates on economic development efforts in its 2014-15 fiscal year, which included the creation of more than 33,0000 total jobs and $2.74 billion in capital investment...
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