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Enterprise Florida gives raises, ditches bonuses

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Raises will be provided to 16 upper-level and mid-level employees of Enterprise Florida, as the state’s business-recruitment agency does away with a controversial bonus program. The Enterprise Florida Executive Committee voted unanimously during a conference call Friday to approve a recommendation — supported by Gov. Rick Scott — to replace the bonus program.

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Despite scrutiny Florida’s tourism agency paid out bonuses

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Florida’s tourism marketing agency paid nearly $441,000 in employee bonuses this summer despite months of scrutiny from legislators over spending.

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About 5,200 teachers to receive test-score bonuses

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About 5,200 Florida teaches will receive bonuses as part of a program that rewards instructors based on how they scored on college admissions exams. The Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program will reward more than $8,400 to each instructor by April 1, The Orlando Sentinel reported. The program, which ties bonuses to teachers’ scores on ACT or SAT exams, was approved by the Florida Legislature in the spring. To qualify, instructors needed to score in the top 20 percent of…

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