July 6, 2020
Friday, June 21, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. (June 21, 2019) — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s economy continues to remain strong and businesses are expanding to Florida, creating a strong private-sector job growth rate. With low taxes, reasonable regulations and a top-rated university system, Florida continues to be the ideal location for new and growing businesses.
Positive economic indicators for the month of May include:
“Businesses are coming to Florida because we support low taxes and reasonable regulations across all industries,” said Governor DeSantis. “We will keep working to develop a resilient, business-friendly environment so every Floridian and their communities may have the opportunity to achieve economic prosperity.”
“Governor DeSantis is ensuring businesses want to come to Florida with low taxes and reasonable regulations,” said Executive Director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Ken Lawson. “This month’s announcement shows the confidence businesses have in our state. We will continue to work with businesses to support a diverse economic environment by prioritizing disaster recovery, community development and workforce training.”
Other positive economic indicators include:
To view the May 2019 jobs report by region, please see below:
To view the May 2019 employment data visit www.floridajobs.org/labor-market-information/labor-market-information-press-releases/monthly-press-releases.