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Florida DEO Looks to Build Economic Ties Between Sunshine State and Puerto Rico

This past week, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor traveled to Puerto Rico at Gov. Rick Scott’s request and the invitation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to meet with retailers. 

Florida Activates Loan Program for Small Businesses Hurt by Algae Blooms, Red Tide

According to Scott’s office, the “bridge loan program, managed by DEO, provides short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses experiencing physical or economic loss.”