Florida jobs chief: No incentives means 50,000 jobs lost

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Florida’s budget battle turned into a heated war of words Saturday, as the state’s top economic development chief accused the Legislature of costing the state 50,000 potential new jobs.

House and Senate leaders agreed Friday to eliminate incentive funding for the Quick Action Closing Fund, a program run by Enterprise Florida, the state’s public-private economic development arm. Read more here.