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Ron DeSantis Announces FIS is Expanding in Jacksonville

At the end of last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that financial services technology company FIS will build a 12-story global headquarters in Jacksonville by June 2022, adding 500 new employees.

Ron DeSantis Looks to Bring New York Companies to Florida

DeSantis and Sowell met with representatives from BNY Mellon, FIDUS Partners, Soroban Capital Partners and TrustCo Bank.

Ron DeSantis, Enterprise Florida Bring Back Commercial Property Search Tool

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the relaunch of Enterprise Florida’s commercial property search tool. “Find It Florida! is a robust, public database for viewing and uploading available commercial building and site properties across the...

Florida Talent Development Council Ready to Start Efforts to Improve State’s Workforce

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state government are looking to ensure Florida’s workforce will be well-positioned in the years to come.

Ron DeSantis Meets with Financial Industry Leaders in Chicago to Promote Doing Business in...

DeSantis and Jamal Sowell, the president and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), tried to sell Chicago businesses on the advantages of doing business in the Sunshine State. 
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Florida Department of Education, Ron DeSantis Launch Grants to Expand Apprenticeship Programs

This week, the Florida Department of Education launched a request for proposals (RFP) for the first phase of  $10 million in grants to establish new or expand existing apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs.
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Richard Corcoran Off to a Strong Start as Florida Education Commissioner

Corcoran scored some wins during the 2019 legislative session, including expanded school choice, leading the nation when it comes to higher ed for the third year in a row, eliminating Common Core, finding new ways to gather input on education standards and Florida students scoring well on Advanced Placement (AP) exams.

Ron DeSantis Meets With New York Business Leaders to Showcase Benefits of Moving to...

On Monday, DeSantis and Jamal Sowell, the president and CEO of Enterprise Florida, were in New York to meet with leaders of the technology and financial sectors.

Enterprise Florida Launches New Grant Program for Rural Communities

On Monday, EFI announced it was launching a Rural Marketing and Education Grant Program “aimed at increasing economic development activity in Florida’s rural communities and regions” with funds providing  “assistance for educational, technical and marketing-related goals.”

Ron DeSantis Launches Effort for Veterans to Have Free Legal Counsel in Florida

Ron DeSantis announced the launch of the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW) on Thursday. 

Enterprise Florida: Efforts at MEDICA Healthcare Show Paid Off For Businesses

Jamal Sowell pointed to Florida’s workforce as one of the major reasons for this success, noting that the Sunshine State has led the U.S. News & World Report rankings of states the past two years.

Tom Feeney Named to Enterprise Florida’s Board of Directors

Feeney, who served in the Florida House where he rose to become speaker before being elected to Congress in 2002, weighed in on his new assignment on Thursday.