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Florida jobs outlook
FLORIDA -- Across Florida - there's a lot of positive news on the job front.
Including the recent announcements of:
- more than 15-hundred jobs at the navy federal credit union in pensacola.
- coca cola buying 2-billion dollars worth of oranges in newly planted groves over the next 20 years.
- and hertz rental car headquarters moving from new jersey.
While Governor Rick Scott is praising the new jobs..
Critics say decisions lawmakers made this session like refusing to expand Medicaid will actually *keep tens of thousands of new jobs from moving to Florida.
Karen Woodall/Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy
"That would have brought 51-billion dollars of our own tax money back into the state over 10 years and that money goes directly into the economy."
Florida also lost 4500 construction jobs when lawmakers failed to pass a bill renovating the Miami Dolphins stadium..