On July 20, Governor Rick Scott announced the latest job numbers for the month of June. Florida businesses created 16,900 private-sector jobs while the annual job growth rate of 2.3 percent continues to exceed the national rate of 1.9 percent. Florida has outpaced the nation for 74 of the past 75 months.
A more thorough analysis of today’s job numbers will be released on the next edition of the Florida Chamber Foundation’s By the Numbers.
Is Florida Ready for 2030?
While Florida continues to outpace the nation in job growth, it is important that Florida continues its strong growth into the future. The Florida Chamber Foundation is leading the charge to write the blueprint for Florida’s future — Florida 2030. This two-year research program will stimulate strategic thinking about Florida’s future and engage business and community leaders in each of Florida’s 67 counties and identify key trends and the factors that can drive their regional economy. Learn more by clicking here.