Archive for April, 2010

Project to Create Thousands of Construction Jobs in Tampa Bay

Monday, April 19th, 2010

On April 9, Governor Charlie Crist announced the groundbreaking of the I-4/Selmon Expressway Connector in Hillsborough County, a

Tampa Bay Unemployment Worsens

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

At 12.2 %, Florida

Boeing Contract May Create Engineering Jobs in Tampa Bay

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Boeing Co. will bring a display of its NewGen aerial refueling aircraft to Tampa in a lobbying effort for a $35 billion U.S. Air Force contract, which could create hundreds of

Thirty Tampa Bay City Jobs Eliminated

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Thirty city jobs in Tampa are getting slashed due to budget cuts.

According to, with the city facing a $27.5 million shortfall in its 2011 budget, Mayor Pam Iorio unveiled a plan Tuesday to eliminate 30 jobs, including the director of the stormwater department.

The layoffs are part of a reorganization that hits more than a dozen management and supervisory positions.

The move, combined with an earlier decision to eliminate the Convention Center director’s job and an executive aide’s job, will save the city more than $3 million in personnel costs, Iorio said in a memo to the City Council.