Tightening the Belt: What to Watch for in Local and National Spending

Since the “Great Recession,” many local, state, and national governments have struggled to install a sustainable budget. No matter the level of government, unanticipated costs from increases in predetermined spending remain at the heart of the problem. Whether it is local governments struggling to pay promised pensions or state governments withdrawing funding to state universities, […]

Employment Increases in Leon County

Employment Increases in Leon County

Employment data for November, 2013 shows that Leon County added 157 jobs. This increase means that Leon County has added jobs for six straight months. This has not happened since 2007. The unemployment rate came in at 5.3%. Since June of this year, 5,936 people in Leon County have found work, bringing the total number […]