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Gov. Scott: Florida Leads the Nation in Private-Sector Job Growth

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses added private-sector jobs at the fastest rate in the nation in the last year, tied with Utah. Over the year in November, Florida added 251,400 new private-sector jobs, resulting in a private-sector job growth rate of 3.5 percent. Florida’s annual job growth rate has exceeded the nation’s rate, which is 1.7 percent, for 56 consecutive months.   Governor Scott said, “I am proud that we are ending … Continued

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Gained More Than 32,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 32,600 new private-sector jobs over the year in November. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent. Florida businesses created 31,600 private-sector jobs across the state during November 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,266,900 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “The Tampa area added more than 32,000 new jobs over the year and remains first in the state for … Continued

Tampa Bay Export Alliance Trade Mission to the Dominican Republic Projects $6.8 Million in Export Sales for Local Companies

    TAMPA BAY, Fla. – (Dec. 19, 2016) – The Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA), a cooperative effort of Pinellas County Economic Development, the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and the Pasco Economic Development Council, today announced that the companies participating in December’s trade mission to the Dominican Republic have projected future sales of approximately $6.8 million as a result of the trip.   Thirteen local companies participated in the U.S. Commercial Service’s Gold Key Service (GKS) Matchmaker program, … Continued

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Gov. Scott: Florida Leads the Nation in Private-Sector Job Growth

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses added private-sector jobs at the fastest rate in the nation in the last year, tied with Utah. Over the year in November, Florida added 251,400 new private-sector jobs, resulting in a private-sector job growth rate of 3.5 percent. Florida’s annual job growth rate has exceeded the nation’s rate, which is 1.7 percent, for 56 consecutive months.   Governor Scott said, “I am proud that we are ending … Continued

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Gained More Than 32,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 32,600 new private-sector jobs over the year in November. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent. Florida businesses created 31,600 private-sector jobs across the state during November 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,266,900 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “The Tampa area added more than 32,000 new jobs over the year and remains first in the state for … Continued

Tampa Bay Export Alliance Trade Mission to the Dominican Republic Projects $6.8 Million in Export Sales for Local Companies

    TAMPA BAY, Fla. – (Dec. 19, 2016) – The Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA), a cooperative effort of Pinellas County Economic Development, the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and the Pasco Economic Development Council, today announced that the companies participating in December’s trade mission to the Dominican Republic have projected future sales of approximately $6.8 million as a result of the trip.   Thirteen local companies participated in the U.S. Commercial Service’s Gold Key Service (GKS) Matchmaker program, … Continued