Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits Jacksonville to highlight the increase in jobs in Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott visited the Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area Friday. During Scott’s visit to the Unison Industries, which is owned by General Electric, he highlighted the increase of 17,900 non-agricultural jobs in July 2013 compared to a year ago. The area also experienced a decrease in the local unemployment rate of 1.9 percent, from 8.9 percent in July 2012.

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