economic development http://wlrn.org en Gov. Scott's Top Business Recruiter Gets A Pay Hike http://wlrn.org/post/gov-scotts-top-business-recruiter-gets-pay-hike <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The outlook was largely positive as Governor Rick Scott, government officials and business leaders gathered in Coral Gables to discuss progress in boosting Florida’s economy.</span></p><p>The Oct. 31 gathering coincided with a board meeting of Enterprise Florida, the state’s public-private economic development agency.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:27:38 +0000 Rachel Morello & Jim Turner & News Service of Florida 22994 at http://wlrn.org Gov. Scott's Top Business Recruiter Gets A Pay Hike Enterprise Florida Meets In Coral Gables Amid Accusations Of Corruption http://wlrn.org/post/enterprise-florida-meets-coral-gables-amid-accusations-corruption <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Florida’s public-private economic development agency is holding a two-day meeting in Coral Gables this week.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.eflorida.com/NewsRoomFL/About_EFI.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Enterprise Florida</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (</span>EFI<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) is a partnership between business and government to lure companies and jobs to the state. It’s funded by Florida taxpayers as well as private-sector businesses.</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 22834 at http://wlrn.org Enterprise Florida Meets In Coral Gables Amid Accusations Of Corruption As Greenland Seeks Economic Development, Is Uranium The Way? http://wlrn.org/post/greenland-seeks-economic-development-uranium-way Karen Hanghoj, a scientist with Denmark's Geological Survey, points to the southern tip of Greenland on a colorful map hanging in her office.<p>"What you can see here in the southern region here is you have a big pink region," she says. "And then within the pink region, you see you have all these little purple dots.<p>"And what the purple dots are is a later period of rifting. These complexes have these weird chemistries and have these very, very strange minerals in them," she adds.<p>Those minerals include rare earth elements. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:07:58 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 22228 at http://wlrn.org As Greenland Seeks Economic Development, Is Uranium The Way? How Incentives For Film, TV Production In Florida Are Drying Up http://wlrn.org/post/how-incentives-film-tv-production-florida-are-drying <p>Now that &ldquo;Burn Notice&rdquo; has wrapped up seven successful seasons, will a new show step in to send the world a postcard of Miami every week?</p><p>The USA Network production ended its run recently while ratings were still strong. Thanks to a worldwide audience, it&rsquo;s likely to live for years in syndication.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 21401 at http://wlrn.org How Incentives For Film, TV Production In Florida Are Drying Up