Posts Tagged Florida

Mar
30
2016

Big Changes Are Coming To Enterprise Florida

In a surprise move, Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered Enterprise Florida (EFl), the state’s public-private entity charged with recruiting companies to the state, to downsize and to consider converting to a completely private model.

Jul
2
2015

Job Poaching Effort Will Probably Come Up Empty-Handed

Florida Governor Rick Scott is trying to take advantage of a fiscal controversy in Connecticut but he is probably wasting his time. Last week Scott flew to Hartford as part of his campaign to lure companies to the Sunshine State. This job poaching is nothing new.

Jun
10
2015

Florida Sunsets Ineffective Enterprise Zone program

Amid a debate in Florida on how much money to allocate to subsidy programs, legislators have made one smart decision – sunsetting the state’s Enterprise Zone program.

May
13
2015

Wisconsin’s Privatized Jobs Agency Criticized Again

The evidence continues to mount against the notion that privatized economic development agencies are a responsible means to promote state  economic development  A new audit of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) echoes previous findings in outlining missteps at the agency.

Feb
28
2014

Another Scandal at Florida’s Privatized Development Agency

[caption id="attachment_3652" align="alignright" width="240"]Click to watch the CBS12 investigation