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Broward County Library & Transit First to Launch Pop Up Libraries on Buses
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Riders become readers beginning May 2019 when Broward County Library becomes the first in the world to launch Pop Up Libraries on buses. A pilot project “on wheels” will allow Broward County Transit riders access to hundreds of free eBooks instantly with no library card and no special app required. The “Read While You
 
Florida Panthers Foundation Donates Magic Leap One Devices
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
by Florida Panthers @FlaPanthers / FloridaPanthers.com SUNRISE, Fla. - The Florida Panthers Foundation is proud to announce that it is donating 25 Magic Leap One Creator Editions to Broward County Public Schools. The units will be utilized by high school students across the district with a special emphasis on Magic Leap's neighbor schools in Plantation
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Fort Lauderdale Area Created 15,800 New Jobs Over the Year
Friday, March 22, 2019
News Releases, by Staff Tallahassee, Fla. — On March 22, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 15,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment rate is 3.3 percent in February, down 0.3 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 24,300 new private-sector
 
Broward County adds 15,400 jobs year over year
Friday, March 22, 2019
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) – Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.3 percent unemployment rate in February 2019. This rate was 0.3 percentage points lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.6 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 15,400 jobs (+1.8 percent) over the year, with an employment of 862,900 in the Ft.
 
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Launches “Live Where You Vacation™” Campaign During 2019 Spring Break
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
As communities around the nation continually seek to attract young talent, and knowing that a visit is the first step for many in choosing a place to live, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official public/private partnership for economic development, has launched a new talent attraction campaign during Spring Break 2019 titled
 
Broward County adds 14,700 jobs year over year
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
(Fort Lauderdale, FL9) – Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.8 percent unemployment rate in January 2019. This rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.9 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 14,700 jobs (+1.7 percent) over the year, with an employment of 857,100 in the Ft.
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Economy Continues to Outpace the Nation  
Monday, March 11, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s annual private-sector job growth rate of 2.7 percent continues to outpace the national job growth rate of 2.1 percent. In the past year, 207,300 new private-sector jobs were created in Florida overall and 10,900 private-sector jobs were created in January. Florida’s
 
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Fort Lauderdale Area Created 14,700 New Jobs Over the Year
Monday, March 11, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 14,700 new private-sector jobs in the past year. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment rate is 3.8 percent in January, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 10,900 new private-sector jobs in January 2019. To see
 
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