Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

LEGOLAND

Rick Scott celebrates new LEGOLAND hotel

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Gov. Rick Scott was in Lakeland Friday to celebrate the launch of the newest LEGOLAND Florida resort hotel. LEGOLAND Hotel will create about 150 new jobs in the area. “We are excited to celebrate the grand opening of the new LEGOLAND Hotel at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort today,” said Scott. “Not only will this hotel encourage many more families to visit Florida, but it is also creating 150 new jobs for families in the Winter Haven area. Our tourism industry has…

Keep Reading

As Florida’s unemployment rate nears 12%, Charlie Crist touts effort to create jobs

in Statewide by

As Florida’s unemployment rate hits 11.8%, the Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate Campaign today released a statement from Communications Director Andrea Saul on Gov. Crist’s multifaceted efforts on job creation in Florida, including his efforts to delay the unemployment comp tax and to attract LegoLand and Jet Blue to the state, although it appears the Cubs will keep spring home in Arizona. “While President Obama heads to Ohio today to solely talk about jobs, Governor Crist is putting words into…

Keep Reading

As Florida’s unemployment rate nears 12%, Charlie Crist touts effort to create jobs

in Statewide by

As Florida’s unemployment rate hits 11.8%, the Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate Campaign today released a statement from Communications Director Andrea Saul on Gov. Crist’s multifaceted efforts on job creation in Florida, including his efforts to delay the unemployment comp tax and to attract LegoLand and Jet Blue to the state, although it appears the Cubs will keep spring home in Arizona. “While President Obama heads to Ohio today to solely talk about jobs, Governor Crist is putting words into…

Keep Reading

Worried about unemployment, Haiti, Afghanistan? Put your worries aside – LegoLand is coming to Florida

in Statewide by

Governor Charlie Crist today joined Merlin Entertainments chief executive Nick Varney for the company’s announcement that they will open a LEGOLAND® family theme park at the 145-acre Cypress Gardens site in Winter Haven. Merlin recently purchased Cypress Gardens and expects LEGOLAND® Florida to open by late 2011. “Today’s announcement is exciting news for Florida and the millions of people who visit our state each year,” said Governor Crist. “LEGOLAND® Florida will be an ideal combination of family fun and economic…

Keep Reading

Go to Top