Mike Burke

Florida Collects Millions In Interest on Unemployment Account

Joe Biden
FILE – In this March 13, 2020 file photo, unionized hospitality workers wait in line in a basement garage to apply for unemployment benefits at the Hospitality Training Academy in Los Angeles. More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exceeding a record high set just last week, a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

I suppose you can say the problems with the Department of Economic Opportunity‘s website for residents of the state of Florida to collect unemployment benefits begin under the leadership of former Governor Rick Scott.

Florida has gained millions of dollars in interest and is the slowest state in the union to pay its residence unemployment benefits. Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is to be held accountable for the folly of a outdated broken financial system. Many Floridians believe the system is designed NOT to pay residents.~mb more