Florida’s unemployment rate continues to remain above the national average. In fact, it’s the highest in the nation. Since Republican Governor Rick Scott was elected, Florida’s unemployment rate has slipped and around 130,000 jobs were created. The environment has improved as a result of less regulation and lower taxes. In order for Florida to continue to down its path of progress, we need to elect leaders who are committed to preserving Florida’s business friendly environment.
President Obama’s jobs plan would raise taxes. He also planned to roll out 219 regulations on business that would cost over $100 million annually.
Source: The Washington Times
Florida has the second highest unemployment rate in the nation at 9.9%
Source: Politifact Florida
There are 650,000 more Florida state residents in poverty under President Obama
Florida has one of the weakest economies in the country
Source: U.S. News
Florida saw a drop of nearly 20,000 temporary workers, and Broward lost 5,000 since December 2010 — the biggest yearly drop in that category since October 2009.
Source: Miami Herald