Slade O'Brian

The private-public partnership in charge of Florida’s economic development has come under fire. Much of the criticism is coming from an unlikely coalition.

Enterprise Florida was a brainchild of the late Governor Lawton Chiles.  When it was created twenty years ago, it promised to create two-hundred thousand jobs by the year 2005.  Dan Krassner who heads the government watchdog group Integrity Florida said that didn’t happen.