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Hurricane Irma-Florida Keys

Rick Scott Announces $40 Million in Grants for Small Businesses Hurt by Hurricane Irma

Scott, who is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in next week’s general election weighed in on the funds on Monday afternoon and showcased the economic progress Florida has made during his eight years in Tallahassee.

Unemployment Rate in Florida Drops to 3.5 Percent

When Scott took over in January 2011, the unemployment rate in Florida stood at 10.8 percent.