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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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Siemens, Chromalloy joint project to bring 350 new Hillsborough jobs

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Two global engineering companies, Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation, have chosen Hillsborough County for the headquarters of a new joint manufacturing facility, called Advanced Airfoil Components. With a capital investment of approximately $139 million, the project will create 350 new jobs, according to a statement from Gov. Rick Scott‘s office.  

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Broward nursing home expands lawsuit against state

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A Broward County nursing home has expanded a lawsuit challenging moves by Gov. Rick Scott‘s administration that effectively shut down the facility after residents died following Hurricane Irma.

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Rick Scott shifts storm focus to Panhandle

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After spending much of the past month focused on Hurricane Irma, Gov. Rick Scott will shift Thursday to the one region of Florida that was largely unscathed from that mammoth storm: The Panhandle.

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Proposal seeks to ensure nursing home air conditioning

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Amid continuing fallout from the deaths of residents of a Broward County nursing home after Hurricane Irma, a key state senator has filed a bill that would seek to prevent lengthy air conditioning outages at nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

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Enterprise Florida could give employee pay raises

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Pay raises may be in store for some employees at the state’s business-recruitment agency as bonuses have been withheld this year.

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State prepares for influx from Puerto Rico

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From schools to shelters, Florida is readying for an influx of people struggling for food, water and power in hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico.

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