Unemployment bonuses in the wake of COVID-19 should have been a temporary, stopgap measure to help those who wanted to work but couldn’t thanks to economic shutdowns. But for many, it became an alternative to returning to work, even when businesses reopened, because the government paid more to stay at home. Not Florida: The state ended the bonuses early and saw massive private-sector job growth.
Here, Governor Ron DeSantis explains why other state economies are limping along, while the Sunshine State is booming: Because Florida has implemented policies that incentivize work.
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