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Broward County loses 119,100 jobs year over year
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
DISCLAIMER: Please note that April 2020 statistics will not fully reflect the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, as the data collection period is only through the second week of each month (the week of the 12th of the Month). A STATEMENT FROM BOB SWINDELL: “We in the Broward business community are doing everything we can to help our local
 
County Selects Jonathan Daniels to Lead Port Everglades
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Following a national search, Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced that seaport and economic development leader Jonathan Daniels will be the new Chief Executive & Port Director at Port Everglades. Broward’s diverse seaport is a global gateway for cargo, cruise and petroleum that is undergoing a $1.6 billion port
 
A Message from the Florida Chamber
Monday, May 18, 2020
Welcome to Florida’s “Full Phase 1” which started this morning and allows Florida’s job creators to move further down the phased-in reopening timeline. We anticipate Governor DeSantis to make an additional transportation announcement today in Orlando, according to a media alert from his office, and we’ll cover the announcement
 
Broward Proceeds With Reopening
Friday, May 15, 2020
BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry issued Emergency Order 20-10 on Thursday, May 14, 2020, providing for a phased reopening of business activity, beginning on Monday, May 18, with restrictions in accordance with a modified Phase 1 of Governor Ron DeSantis’ statewide reopening plan. Broward’s beaches will remain
 
Key Takeaways from May 15th "Relaunch Florida" Florida Chamber Webinar
Friday, May 15, 2020
Thank you for joining us for this morning's webinar on relaunching Florida's economy. Since the first reported case of COVID-19 in Florida 74 days ago, the Florida Chamber has encouraged Floridians to follow the facts, not fear to guide our decision making. Shortly after we concluded our webinar, I watched Governor DeSantis announce that we are moving
 
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Provides Reemployment Assistance Update - May 1
Friday, May 1, 2020
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) issued reemployment assistance updates on the Reemployment Assistance (RA) Claims Dashboard. As of April 30, DEO has verified 960,410 unique claims and paid 426,623 claimants a total of more than $598.8 million. Updates: Today, DEO extended Emergency Order 20-011 waiving
 
85 Alliance Leaders Study Charlotte’s Business Climate
Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official public/private partnership for economic development, embarked on its third leadership study trip, this time to Charlotte, North Carolina, February 29 – March 4, 2020 to gather best practices as well as compare and contrast Greater Charlotte with Broward County. Past leadership
 
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Provides Reemployment Assistance Update - April 29
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) issued reemployment assistance updates on the Reemployment Assistance (RA) Claims Dashboard. As of April 28, DEO has verified 835,290 unique claims and paid 404,317 claimants a total of more than $553.5 million. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance: The Federal Pandemic
 
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