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Ron DeSantis: Unemployment in Florida Lowers to 2.8 Percent in June

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the unemployment rate in Florida stood at 2.8 percent in June, down from the adjusted 2.9 percent rate in May. Across the nation, the unemployment...
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Florida’s Economy Bounced Back Strong in the 2010s Thanks, in Large Part, to Rick...

When the 2010s opened, Florida was reeling from the economic downturn thanks in large part to its dependence on tourism, new home construction and real estate, areas which took a hit when the economy went south. Throw in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf in 2010 and Florida was in bad shape. 

Unemployment Rate in Florida Continues to Drop

With 215,000 new private-sector jobs created in the past year, the unemployment rate in Florida continues to drop. 

Florida Senate Gets Ready to Tackle Hurricane Michael Recovery, Economic Issues

Republicans have controlled the Legislature in Tallahassee and the Governor’s Mansion for two decades but the state Senate has often, especially in recent years, proven to be a challenge for conservatives on everything from budgetary matters to Second Amendment issues. 

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Since 2007

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.64 million jobs since December 2010, including 21,200 private-sector jobs in October. Over the past year, 241,500 new private-sector jobs were created in...

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.