Welcome to

Capitol News Service

Florida's Best Political Television Coverage

 


Visit the Lobby Tools Website

 


Visit Legislative IQ Website

 


Recent Posts

Categories

Archives

RSS Capitol News LIVE

RSS Quote of the Day

  • Jim Rohn
    "It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go."
  • Oswald Chambers
    "The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone."
  • Maya Angelou
    "There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth."
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
    "Home is the nicest word there is."

Unemployment Tops 8 Percent

January 23rd, 2009 by Mike Vasilinda

Floridas unemployment rate is now 8.1 percent, which is nine-tenths of a point higher than the national average. There are now 255,000 more Floridians out of work than there were a year ago. A staggering 752,000 people are looking for work in the Sunshine State. Florida’s December 2008 unemployment rate is the highest since September 1992, when the rate was 8.9 percent. Read the release here, including county by county numbers

december-unemployment-release-2

Posted in State News | 1 Comment »

Leave a Comment

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

copyright © 2016 by Capitol News Service | Powered by Wordpress | Hosted by LyonsHost.com