Sun-Sentinel: Employers getting state money for jobs can go unnamed for a year

BY MARCIA HEROUX POUNDS

Secrecy is often a part of negotiating for a new headquarters or an expansion
of a company in Florida. But even when the deal is done, Florida’s economic
development agency often keeps the employer’s identity from the public for 12
months.

Sometimes, regional agencies announce the newly relocating company and jobs
promised, but don’t disclose cash incentives awarded to a company from the
Governor’s Quick Action Closing fund, a tool used to help close the gap in
competing for an employer.

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