Economic Opportunity, Department of

Report NumberRelease DateTitle
17-02 1/17 Florida Economic Development Program Evaluations - Year 4
16-09 12/16 Agency Review – Enterprise Florida, Inc., and Department of Economic Opportunity
15-11 11/15 Florida Economic Development Program Evaluations – Year 3
15-02 1/15 Status of Florida’s State Small Business Credit Initiative Programs
15-01 1/15 Florida Economic Development Program Evaluations – Year 2
14-01 1/14 Florida Economic Development Program Evaluations – Year 1
13-06 3/13 Florida’s Biotechnology Industry Is Expanding; Cluster Growth Continues to Slowly Progress
12-14 12/12 GrowFL Participants that Received Multiple Services and Met Eligibility Requirements Experienced Higher Growth
12-10 11/12 The Florida Housing Finance Corporation Could Improve Its Tax Credit Allocation Process and Develop Better Performance Measures
11-20 11/11 Research Commercialization Matching Grant Program Underway; Additional Performance Data Needed
11-01 1/11 Few Businesses Take Advantage of Enterprise Zone Benefits; the Legislature Could Consider Several Options to Modify the Program
10-58 11/10 Few Local Governments Have Adopted Optional Recreational Surface Water Use Policies
10-57 11/10 Steps Taken to Improve the VPK Program; Additional Actions Needed To Increase Program Accountability
10-53 9/10 Most Local Governments Participating in the Expedited Review Process Report Benefits
10-34 4/10 School Districts and Florida College System Institutions Frequently Change Their Career Education Programs
10-26 3/10 Florida Should Not Use the Targeted Occupations Lists as the Sole Criteria to Fund Career Education Programs
10-25 2/10 Pinellas County Should Track Fire and EMS Costs to Set Benchmarks, Control Costs, and Evaluate Alternative Service Delivery Models
10-18 1/10 Public Career Education Programs Differ From Private Programs on Their Admission Requirements, Costs, Financial Aid Availability, and Student Outcomes
09-33 8/09 Limited Information Available to Assess Statewide Demand and Outcomes for After School Programs
09-16S 1/09 Sunset Review: Florida Housing Finance Corporation Advisory Committees Assessment
09-15S 1/09 Sunset Review: Florida Housing Finance Corporation Overview
09-14S 1/09 Sunset Review: Division of Emergency Management Advisory Committees Assessment
09-13S 1/09 Sunset Review: Division of Emergency Management Overview
08-62 11/08 Expedited State Review Pilot Program Working Well But Faces Challenges
08-61 10/08 Early Learning Coalitions’ Administration and Program Support Expenses Vary Widely; Opinions Divided on Coalition Efficiency
08-50 9/08 Workforce Estimating Conference Streamlined; University Funding Is Not Directly Tied to Workforce Demand
08-35 6/08 The Governance Structure of Florida’s Early Education Programs Presents Some Administrative Challenges
08-27 4/08 Responsibility for the Education of Exceptional Students in Residential Treatment Facilities Needs Clarification
08-23 4/08 61% of Voluntary Prekindergarten Children Are Ready for Kindergarten; Accountability Process Needs Improvement
08-10S 12/08 Sunset Review: Department of Community Affairs Advisory Committees Assessment
08-06S 12/08 Sunset Review: Department of Community Affairs Overview
08-02S 11/08 Sunset Review: OPPAGA Reports on the Department of Community Affairs 2001-2007
07-48 12/07 Legislature May Wish to Consider Options for Enhancing Florida’s Recreational Marine Industry
07-47 12/07 Local Government Comprehensive Planning Certification Program Has Limited Participation
07-30 5/07 Progress Report: The Legislature and the Department of Health Have Strengthened Public Health Preparedness
06-77 12/06 Legislature Should Consider Lessons Learned If It Wishes to Create a New Microenterprise Development Program
06-70 11/06 Progress Report: OTTED Has Taken Steps to Enhance the Florida Resource Directory
06-60 8/06 Progress Report: School Readiness Guidance and Communication Improve; Fiscal Issues, Evaluation Need Attention
06-59 8/06 Progress Report: While Some Steps Have Been Taken, Office on Homelessness Needs to Enhance Efforts to Assist the Homeless Population Within the State
06-28 3/06 Workforce Estimating Conference Potential Not Realized; Barriers Can Be Addressed
05-37 6/05 Research Tool Available for Identifying and Examining Distressed Areas Within Florida
05-01 1/05 Economic Impact of Homelessness Is Significant; Improvements Needed at State and Local Levels
04-81 12/04 Central Florida’s Reedy Creek Improvement District Has Wide-Ranging Authority
04-68 9/04 Progress Report: Workforce System Still Needs Financial Self-Sufficiency Performance Standards
04-19 2/04 Workforce Development System Overview
04-14 2/04 Urban Infill and Redevelopment Areas Have Uncertain Impact But Perceived as Useful
04-06 1/04 School Readiness Program’s Potential Is Beginning to Be Realized, But Is Hindered by Partnership Guidance Issues
03-75 12/03 School Readiness Coalitions’ Progress Varies in Implementing the Program Over Two Years
03-60 11/03 Progress Report: Florida Communities Trust Has Taken Action to Expedite Land Acquistions
03-20 3/03 Progress Report: OPPAGA Recommendation Adopted; Economic Development Toolkit Was Implemented
03-20 3/03 Progress Report: OPPAGA Recommendation Adopted; Economic Development Toolkit Was Implemented
03-10 1/03 Review of the Workforce Development System
03-05 1/03 Federal Law Restricts the Outsourcing of Many Unemployment Compensation Tax Collection Services
02-67 12/02 Intergovernmental Authorities Provide Public Benefits, But They Lack Accountability
02-61 11/02 Progress Report: Child Care Program Implements Recommendations to Improve Licensing and Enforcement Activities
02-48 9/02 Progress Report: Legislature Improves Welfare Reform in Florida
02-07 1/02 School Readiness Program's Potential Not Realized With Critical Issues Unresolved
02-01 1/02 Florida Communities Trust Improves Its Timeliness; Further Actions Are Needed
01-67 12/01 Fire Department Coordination Beneficial; Merger Guidelines Would Be Helpful
01-43 9/01 Progress Report: Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission Has Implemented OPPAGA's Recommendations
01-40 9/01 Cumulative Impact Consideration in Environmental Resource Permitting
01-25 5/01 Slow Startup, Lack of Structure Jeopardize Toolkit for Economic Development's Implementation and Funding
01-25 5/01 Slow Startup, Lack of Structure Jeopardize Toolkit for Economic Development's Implementation and Funding
99-47 4/00 Progress Report: Community Development Corporation Program Not Re-Enacted, But DCA Continues Monitoring
99-44 3/00 Progress Report: Department of Revenue Needs to Further Improve Oversight of Property Appraisers
99-28 1/00 Costs of the Department of Labor and Employment Security's Workforce Development Programs
99-12 11/99 Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission
99-02 8/99 Justification Review of the Right-of-Way Acquisition Program
98-72 3/99 PB2 Performance Report for the State's Library, Archives, and Information Program
98-35 12/98 Review of Start-up and Early Implementation Efforts Related to the WAGES Privatization Pilot Projects
98-23 12/98 Follow-Up Report on the Job Service Program Department of Labor and Employment Security
97-60 3/98 Review of Privatization Potential of Select Special Districts
97-45 2/98 Review of the Community Development Corporation Support and Assistance Program
97-37 1/98 Follow-Up Report on the Florida Coastal Management Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
97-19 12/97 Follow-Up Report on Post-Disaster Relocation and Reconstruction
97-14 11/97 Follow-up Report on the Unemployment Compensation Program Administered by the Department of Labor & Employment Security
96-78 4/97 Review of Preservation 2000
96-34 1/97 Supplemental Analyses Job Service Program Department of Labor & Employment Security
96-29 1/97 Review of the Job Service Program Department of Labor & Employment Security
95-37 2/96 Review of the Unemployment Compensation Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security
95-35 2/96 Review of the Post-Disaster Relocation and Reconstruction
95-22 12/95 Review of the Independent Special Districts That Provide Infrastructure and Services to the Public
94-49 5/95 Review of the Asbestos Management Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security
94-37 3/95 Performance Review of the Florida Coastal Management Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
12369 6/94 Performance Audit of the Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
12232 1/94 Performance Audit of the Community Development Corporation Support and Assistance Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
12160 8/93 Special Review of the Workers' Compensation Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security
12003 2/93 Review and Evaluation of the Enterprise Zone Program
11962 11/92 Performance Audit of the Multi-Family Mortgage Revenue Bond Program Administered by the Florida Housing Finance Agency
11949 9/92 Performance Audit of the Low-Income Rental Housing Tax Credit Program Administered by the Florida Housing Finance Agency
11938 9/92 Performance Audit of the State Apartment Incentive Loan Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs and the Florida Housing Finance Agency
11937 9/92 Performance Audit of the Affordable Housing Loan Program Administered by the Florida Housing Finance Agency
11854 5/92 Performance Audit of the Single-Family Mortgage Revenue Bond Program Administered by the Florida Housing Finance Agency
11837 4/92 Performance Audit of the Homeownership Assistance Program Administered by the Florida Housing Finance Agency
11695 7/91 Performance Audit of the Housing Predevelopment Trust Fund Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
11604 4/91 Performance Audit of the Thermal Efficiency Code and Energy Conservation Standards Act Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
11601 3/91 Performance Audit of the Building Construction Code Programs Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
11568 1/91 Performance Audit of the Pocket of Poverty Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
11435 5/90 Performance Audit of the Implementation of the Apalachicola Bay Area Protection Act by the Department of Community Affairs
11414 5/90 Performance Audit of the Community Contribution Tax Credit Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs and the Department of Revenue
11106 9/88 Performance Audit of the Division of Emergency Management of the Department of Community Affairs
11022 5/88 Performance Audit of the Community Development Corporation Support and Assistance Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
11006 3/88 Performance Audit of the Florida Enterprise Zone Act Administered by the Department of Community Affairs
10492 2/85 Performance Audit of Selected Coastal Management Programs
10375 5/84 Performance Audit of Selected Local Government Assistance Programs of the Department of Community Affairs
10374 5/84 Performance Audit of Selected Housing Assistance Programs of the Department of Community Affairs