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Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added Nearly 32,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 31,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in April. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 3.8 percent, down 0.6 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 15,000 new jobs in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent, the lowest since November 2007. Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created 1,355,700 new private-sector jobs.   Governor Scott said, “It is great … Continued

CEOs Nationwide Rank Florida #2 State for Business

    ORLANDO, Fla. (May 9, 2016) – Chief Executive Magazine today named Florida the #2 state for business in its 2016 Best & Worst States for Business issue. Chief Executive asked 513 CEOs to rank states they are familiar with on the friendliness of their tax and regulatory regime, workforce quality and living environment. Florida again moved up in qualitative measures this year. The Sunshine State added 1 million private-sector jobs over the last five years, cut taxes 50 times and got rid of 4,200 burdensome regulations.   The survey asked CEOs to consider … Continued

DAS Health expands Tampa headquarters, plans to add 30 new high-wage jobs by 2018

    TAMPA, Fla. – (April 19, 2017) – DAS Health, a nationwide provider of Health IT, management solutions, and consulting services, has announced that it will expand its Tampa headquarters. The company will add up to 30 new-to-Florida positions by 2018 in roles including information technology and client services. The new jobs will pay an average annual wage of at least $55,130.     “Tampa has an exceptional talent pool, essential to delivering superior customer service and support to … Continued

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Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added Nearly 32,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 31,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in April. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 3.8 percent, down 0.6 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 15,000 new jobs in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent, the lowest since November 2007. Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created 1,355,700 new private-sector jobs.   Governor Scott said, “It is great … Continued

CEOs Nationwide Rank Florida #2 State for Business

    ORLANDO, Fla. (May 9, 2016) – Chief Executive Magazine today named Florida the #2 state for business in its 2016 Best & Worst States for Business issue. Chief Executive asked 513 CEOs to rank states they are familiar with on the friendliness of their tax and regulatory regime, workforce quality and living environment. Florida again moved up in qualitative measures this year. The Sunshine State added 1 million private-sector jobs over the last five years, cut taxes 50 times and got rid of 4,200 burdensome regulations.   The survey asked CEOs to consider … Continued

DAS Health expands Tampa headquarters, plans to add 30 new high-wage jobs by 2018

    TAMPA, Fla. – (April 19, 2017) – DAS Health, a nationwide provider of Health IT, management solutions, and consulting services, has announced that it will expand its Tampa headquarters. The company will add up to 30 new-to-Florida positions by 2018 in roles including information technology and client services. The new jobs will pay an average annual wage of at least $55,130.     “Tampa has an exceptional talent pool, essential to delivering superior customer service and support to … Continued