job growth

Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida held a Board of Directors meeting to discuss ongoing and developing issues in the Florida economy.

In recent weeks, there’s been lots of conflicting information coming out from the state. There is agreement that Florida’s economy is growing—but officials disagree on what’s contributing to that growth and whether or not it will continue.

Florida’s unemployment rate stalled last month at 8.6 percent. The lackluster jobs report coincided with Governor Rick Scott’s announcement that two new businesses are coming to Florida: