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Rick Scott touts continued private-sector job growth in Florida

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Gov. Rick Scott said Monday that Florida’s private-sector job growth rate led the 10 most populous states and handily beat the national average last month. “For eight consecutive months, Florida has led all other large states in job growth, including our number one competitor Texas,” Scott said. “I look forward to working with the Legislature to cut $1 billion in taxes and create the Florida Enterprise Fund this year to diversify our economy so Florida can become first for job growth.” Bureau of Labor…

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