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State jobless rate unchanged; PC’s jobless rate down

Posted on - News Service of Florida staff report

Gov. Ron DeSantis touted private-sector job creation Friday as Florida’s unemployment rate held steady from May to June.The 3.4 percent jobless rate for June reflected 349,000 Floridians out of work – down 4,000 from May – from a workforce of 10.3 million, according to numbers released by the state Department of Economic Opportunity.After the monthly numbers were posted, DeSantis issued a statement crediting the state’s “low taxes […]