Cissy Proctor

Four Star Freightliner President Jerry Kocan at the worksite of his new location.
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The Florida House wants to eliminate Enterprise Florida, an agency responsible for recruiting businesses to the state.  But some worry the House’s crusade against one agency could hamper broader economic efforts.

Department of Economic Opportunity Chief Cissy Proctor
State of Florida

Florida experienced a big upswing in January employment after a sluggish December. 

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Despite a predicted slow down during the cooler winter season, the Zika virus continues plaguing Florida.

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The Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program is officially up and running. One of the initiative’s goals is to reduce the unemployment rate among people who have disabilities.

Department of Economic Opportunity Chief Cissy Proctor
State of Florida

Florida’s unemployment rate for August hasn’t budged, but the state continues to add jobs. 

Department of Economic Opportunity Chief Cissy Proctor
State of Florida

Florida’s unemployment rate is beating the national one.  But the state had a slow month in job creation.

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The Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation is highlighting the need for a talented workforce at its annual education forum.