Job Poaching

07/16/2015

By Marcia Heroux Pounds, July 17, 2015

The cost of attracting jobs to our region is rising. Broward and Palm Beach counties have awarded millions of taxpayer dollars for company relocations or expansions in recent months, including two major deals completed in just the past two weeks.

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.

By Chris Kirkham, Tiffany Hsu April 14, 2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is the latest out-of-state politician on a job-stealing tour of California, bashing the state's taxes and business regulation.