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Hurricane Irma: SBA Disaster Assistance for Businesses and Residents Update

    ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration has added more counties to the disaster declaration in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma that began on Sept. 4, 2017.   The disaster declaration covers the counties of Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota and Saint Johns in Florida which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in … Continued

Governor Scott Announces Cognizant to Expand and Create 75 New Jobs in Tampa Area

    TAMPA, Fla. –(Sept. 5, 2017) – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Cognizant Technology Solutions, a global provider of business and technology services, will expand operations in Tampa and create 75 new jobs. This expansion will be the company’s fourth facility in Tampa and will focus primarily on healthcare organizations services and support. Cognizant currently employs more than 1,900 Floridians, with over half based in the Tampa area.   Cognizant has more than 100 delivery and operations centers … Continued

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Led State with Most Jobs Created in the Last Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Tampa area added 39,700 new private-sector jobs in the last year, the highest number of jobs among all metro areas. Tampa’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, down 0.8 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 26,300 new jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained at the lowest rate since July 2007, 4.1 percent. Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created 1,422,700 new private-sector jobs. … Continued

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Hurricane Irma: SBA Disaster Assistance for Businesses and Residents Update

    ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration has added more counties to the disaster declaration in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma that began on Sept. 4, 2017.   The disaster declaration covers the counties of Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota and Saint Johns in Florida which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in … Continued

Governor Scott Announces Cognizant to Expand and Create 75 New Jobs in Tampa Area

    TAMPA, Fla. –(Sept. 5, 2017) – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Cognizant Technology Solutions, a global provider of business and technology services, will expand operations in Tampa and create 75 new jobs. This expansion will be the company’s fourth facility in Tampa and will focus primarily on healthcare organizations services and support. Cognizant currently employs more than 1,900 Floridians, with over half based in the Tampa area.   Cognizant has more than 100 delivery and operations centers … Continued

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Led State with Most Jobs Created in the Last Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Tampa area added 39,700 new private-sector jobs in the last year, the highest number of jobs among all metro areas. Tampa’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, down 0.8 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 26,300 new jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained at the lowest rate since July 2007, 4.1 percent. Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created 1,422,700 new private-sector jobs. … Continued