Florida’s unemployment rate has fallen for the month of October. The drop of a third of a percentage point brings the October seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 10.3. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with University of Florida Professor of Economics, David Denslow, about the drop, and about the reasons for it.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/DenslowQNA.mp3]
The state budget the legislature passed this week could accomplish something Florida hasn't seen in more than 10 years — a pay raise specifically for correctional officers.