“While President Obama heads to Ohio today to solely talk about jobs, Governor Crist is putting words into action and working to create jobs here in Florida.
“Floridians are hurting and Governor Crist is doing everything possible, whether it be through attracting new businesses to take up residency in Florida or fighting to keep people’s taxes low, to create jobs for the citizens of his state.” Read the complete presser after the jump.“Gov. Charlie Crist said Thursday that he’ll delay an increase in the state’s unemployment compensation tax until lawmakers can reduce it. Crist said raising the tax, which is paid by employers, goes against the state’s efforts to strengthen businesses and create jobs to help Florida’s economy recover from recession.” -Associated Press: “Crist Says He’ll Delay Unemployment Comp Tax Hike”
“Officials hailed the capital investment — which Crist said would be hundreds of millions of dollars — and the fact that the park will create more than 1,000 jobs.” -Tallahassee Democrat: “Details of New Legoland Park Revealed”
“We’d love to have JetBlue move to Florida and fortunately, that’s under pretty serious consideration … It could mean 800 new jobs in the Orlando area.” –Gov. Charlie Crist -Orlando Sentinel: “JetBlue Considering Move to Orlando”