Tag: enterprise florida

Enterprise Florida Shines a Light on 2021‘s Economic Success

This week, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced its major accomplishments in 2021 and proclaimed it “another significant year of economic growth under the leadership of Governor Ron DeSantis.” In 2021, EFI and its statewide partners...

Air Force Chooses MacDill as Main Base for KC-46 Pegasus Tankers

Leaders across Florida cheered the U.S. Department of the Air Force announcing it has decided to designate MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa as the Main Operation Base for 24 KC-46 Pegasus tankers. “The decision...

Ron DeSantis: Northwest Florida State College Getting $2.8 Million from Florida Job Growth Grant

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $2.8 million is being awarded to Northwest Florida State College through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to fund a new diesel mechanic technician training program. Diesel...

Jimmy Patronis: Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Will Hit Florida With a Hurricane Tax

This week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis addressed the Enterprise Florida, Inc.’s (EFI) September board meeting where he praised Gov. Ron DeSantis for his leadership and criticized the Biden administration’s proposed $3.5...

Enterprise Florida Starts 2021 ‘Rural Expansion Toolkit’ Grant Cycle

Last week, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced the launch of its Rural Expansion Toolkit for Fiscal Year 2021-22 offering grant opportunities directed to eligible rural communities across Florida to assist their economic engagement and...

Ron DeSantis Announces $3.8 Million for Projects Through Florida Job Growth Grand Fund

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $3.8 million for projects across the Sunshine State through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. DeSantis said that Port St. Lucie will get...

Firearms Manufacturer Moving from New York to Titusville, Bringing 50 Jobs to the Space...

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced this week that Dark Storm Industries LLC will relocate to Titusville and expand its advanced manufacturing facility. Dark Storm is a federally-licensed firearms manufacturer currently...

Ron DeSantis: Florida DEO Offering $74 Million in Job Growth Grant Funds

The grants will assist communities in funding workforce training and public infrastructure projects to support growth and employment in Florida.

Ron DeSantis Showcases Florida Military-Friendly Guide

“The Florida Military-Friendly Guide reflects Florida’s consistent commitment to our military installations, servicemembers, their families and veterans,” said DeSantis. “As the most military-friendly state in the nation, Florida has the back of the thousands of military and civilian families who live and work in our defense communities. We hope this guide connects our service members with the resources and support they need.”

Ron DeSantis: Enterprise Florida Sending Almost $350,000 to 14 Rural Communities

The awards are part of Enterprise Florida’s (EFI) Rural Expansion Toolkit initiative to assist rural communities with broad-based economic engagement and capacity building efforts.

Chip LaMarca Files Bill to Bring Back Enterprise Florida’s Qualified Targeted Industry Tax Refund

State Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, has introduced the Senate version of the bill.

Ron DeSantis Unveils $96.6 Billion Budget Proposal

DeSantis weighed in about his budget which the Legislature will consider when its regular session begins at the start of March.