Cissy Proctor Where The Rubber Meets The Road: Locals Worry What Incentives Fight Means For Them By Nick Evans • Apr 10, 2017 Nick Evans 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. Unemployment Rate Creeps Upward While State Adds 50k Jobs By Nick Evans • Mar 13, 2017 State of Florida Florida experienced a big upswing in January employment after a sluggish December. Despite Predicted Slow Down During Winter Season, Zika Continues Plaguing Florida By Sascha Cordner • Jan 17, 2017 MGN Online Despite a predicted slow down during the cooler winter season, the Zika virus continues plaguing Florida. Program Launched To Encourage Hiring Of Floridians With 'Unique Abilities' By Sascha Cordner • Oct 28, 2016 floridajobs.org/unique-abilities-partner-program 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. State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate Stays Steady By Nick Evans • Sep 16, 2016 State of Florida Florida’s unemployment rate for August hasn’t budged, but the state continues to add jobs. FL Unemployment Rate Stays Steady In June By Nick Evans • Jul 22, 2016 State of Florida Florida’s unemployment rate is beating the national one. But the state had a slow month in job creation. Summit Showcases Education As Economic Development Tool By Kate Payne • Jun 2, 2016 Thomas Favre-Bulle / flickr.com/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ The Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation is highlighting the need for a talented workforce at its annual education forum.