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Leon County Loses Jobs in May, Unemployment Remains at 3.6%

Leon County Loses Jobs in May, Unemployment Remains at 3.6%

The latest employment information shows that Leon County lost 981 jobs in May 2017. This month’s loss follows a loss of 525 jobs in April. One year ago Leon County…

Report: Gillum Campaign “Grossly Exaggerated” the Number of Donors

Report: Gillum Campaign “Grossly Exaggerated” the Number of Donors

This past Friday the Andrew Gillum campaign for governor announced the campaign had received donations from more than 7,000 contributors. However, a report by FloridaPolitics.com has found that the number…

Commissioner Bill Proctor Speaks Up for Local Business Group, Inclusiveness at Blueprint Meeting…and Wins

Commissioner Bill Proctor Speaks Up for Local Business Group, Inclusiveness at Blueprint Meeting…and Wins

At the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency meeting today, Commissioner Bill Proctor made an impassioned argument and a motion for the inclusion of the Network Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) on the Economic…

Economic Development Staff Proposes Citizen Advisory Groups Created “Internally”

Economic Development Staff Proposes Citizen Advisory Groups Created “Internally”

Through an “internal” process, the Office of Economic Vitality has created three citizen advisory groups with 43 positions that will aide the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency in deciding how to allocate…