Economic Development and Labor

Administration, State Board of
Report No. 15-14 Florida Growth Fund Expands and Diversifies Investments (December 2015)
Report No. 14-11 Florida Growth Fund Investments Continue to Add Jobs and Provide Distributions to the FRS (December 2014)
Report No. 13-11 Florida Growth Fund Investments Add Jobs and Result in Distributions to the Retirement Fund (December 2013)
Report No. 13-01 Florida Growth Fund Investments Have Increased and Recipients Report Employment Growth and Expanded Business Activities (January 2013)
Report No. 11-26 Florida Growth Fund Investments Increase; Additional Data Needed to Estimate Economic Benefit (December 2011)
Report No. 10-60 The Florida Growth Fund Added Investments in 2010, but It Is Still Too Early to Assess Total Economic Impact (December 2010)
Report No. 09-45 SBA Has Implemented the Florida Growth Fund; Economic Impact of Investments May Not Be Apparent for Several Years (December 2009)
Report No. 02-37 While State Board of Administration Investments Perform Relatively Well, the SBA Should Reassess Planned Expansion of Alternative Investments (June 2002)

Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of
Report No. 15-09 Natural Gas Rebate Recipients Are Satisfied; Improved Economic Benefits Data Is Needed (November 2015)
Report No. 96-10 Follow-up Report on the Division of Forestry Within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (September 1996)
Report No. 95-29 Review of the Division of Marketing and Development Within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ()
Report No. 94-11 Performance Audit of the Division of Forestry Within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (October 1994)

Board of Governors of the State University System
Report No. 11-19 The Florida Solar Energy Center Eliminated the Backlog for Testing and Certification and Reduced its Reliance on State Funds (September 2011)
Report No. 09-17 Florida Solar Energy Center Conducts Research and Development; Legislature Could Direct Fee Increases and Drop Certification Requirement (March 2009)

Business and Professional Regulation, Department of
Report No. 10-21 Options to Modify Harbor Pilot Oversight Could Improve Regulation and Rate Setting (February 2010)
Report No. 05-28 Progress Report: Most Options to Aid Pari-Mutuel Industry Not Implemented; Legislature Determining How to Regulate Slot Machines (April 2005)
Report No. 03-56 Additional Steps Could Be Taken to Aid Pari-Mutuel Wagering Industry and/or Cut Regulatory Costs (October 2003)

Children and Families, Department of
Report No. 09-33 Limited Information Available to Assess Statewide Demand and Outcomes for After School Programs (August 2009)
Report No. 06-60 Progress Report: School Readiness Guidance and Communication Improve; Fiscal Issues, Evaluation Need Attention (August 2006)
Report No. 04-19 Workforce Development System Overview (February 2004)
Report No. 99-34 Review of the Workforce Development System (February 2000)
Report No. 98-51 PB2 Performance Report for the Disability Determination Program (February 1999)
Report No. 98-35 Review of Start-up and Early Implementation Efforts Related to the WAGES Privatization Pilot Projects (December 1998)

Citrus, Department of
Report No. 12186 Performance Audit of the Citrus Fruit Dealer Licensing Program Jointly Administered by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Department of Citrus (November 1993)
Report No. 12183 Performance Audit of the Department of Citrus (November 1993)

Economic Opportunity, Department of
Report No. 17-02 Florida Economic Development Program Evaluations - Year 4 (January 2017)
Report No. 16-09 Agency Review – Enterprise Florida, Inc., and Department of Economic Opportunity (December 2016)
Report No. 15-11 Florida Economic Development Program Evaluations – Year 3 (November 2015)
Report No. 15-02 Status of Florida’s State Small Business Credit Initiative Programs (January 2015)
Report No. 15-01 Florida Economic Development Program Evaluations – Year 2 (January 2015)
Report No. 13-06 Florida’s Biotechnology Industry Is Expanding; Cluster Growth Continues to Slowly Progress (March 2013)
Report No. 12-14 GrowFL Participants that Received Multiple Services and Met Eligibility Requirements Experienced Higher Growth (December 2012)
Report No. 12-10 The Florida Housing Finance Corporation Could Improve Its Tax Credit Allocation Process and Develop Better Performance Measures (November 2012)
Report No. 11-20 Research Commercialization Matching Grant Program Underway; Additional Performance Data Needed (November 2011)
Report No. 11-01 Few Businesses Take Advantage of Enterprise Zone Benefits; the Legislature Could Consider Several Options to Modify the Program (January 2011)
Report No. 10-34 School Districts and Florida College System Institutions Frequently Change Their Career Education Programs (April 2010)
Report No. 09-33 Limited Information Available to Assess Statewide Demand and Outcomes for After School Programs (August 2009)
Report No. 07-48 Legislature May Wish to Consider Options for Enhancing Florida’s Recreational Marine Industry (December 2007)
Report No. 06-77 Legislature Should Consider Lessons Learned If It Wishes to Create a New Microenterprise Development Program (December 2006)
Report No. 06-70 Progress Report: OTTED Has Taken Steps to Enhance the Florida Resource Directory (November 2006)
Report No. 06-60 Progress Report: School Readiness Guidance and Communication Improve; Fiscal Issues, Evaluation Need Attention (August 2006)
Report No. 06-28 Workforce Estimating Conference Potential Not Realized; Barriers Can Be Addressed (March 2006)
Report No. 05-37 Research Tool Available for Identifying and Examining Distressed Areas Within Florida (June 2005)
Report No. 04-68 Progress Report: Workforce System Still Needs Financial Self-Sufficiency Performance Standards (September 2004)
Report No. 04-19 Workforce Development System Overview (February 2004)
Report No. 04-06 School Readiness Program’s Potential Is Beginning to Be Realized, But Is Hindered by Partnership Guidance Issues (January 2004)
Report No. 03-75 School Readiness Coalitions’ Progress Varies in Implementing the Program Over Two Years (December 2003)
Report No. 03-20 Progress Report: OPPAGA Recommendation Adopted; Economic Development Toolkit Was Implemented (March 2003)
Report No. 03-20 Progress Report: OPPAGA Recommendation Adopted; Economic Development Toolkit Was Implemented (March 2003)
Report No. 03-10 Review of the Workforce Development System (January 2003)
Report No. 03-05 Federal Law Restricts the Outsourcing of Many Unemployment Compensation Tax Collection Services (January 2003)
Report No. 02-48 Progress Report: Legislature Improves Welfare Reform in Florida (September 2002)
Report No. 02-07 School Readiness Program's Potential Not Realized With Critical Issues Unresolved (January 2002)
Report No. 01-25 Slow Startup, Lack of Structure Jeopardize Toolkit for Economic Development's Implementation and Funding (May 2001)
Report No. 01-25 Slow Startup, Lack of Structure Jeopardize Toolkit for Economic Development's Implementation and Funding (May 2001)
Report No. 99-47 Progress Report: Community Development Corporation Program Not Re-Enacted, But DCA Continues Monitoring (April 2000)
Report No. 99-28 Costs of the Department of Labor and Employment Security's Workforce Development Programs (January 2000)
Report No. 98-35 Review of Start-up and Early Implementation Efforts Related to the WAGES Privatization Pilot Projects (December 1998)
Report No. 98-23 Follow-Up Report on the Job Service Program Department of Labor and Employment Security (December 1998)
Report No. 97-45 Review of the Community Development Corporation Support and Assistance Program (February 1998)
Report No. 97-14 Follow-up Report on the Unemployment Compensation Program Administered by the Department of Labor & Employment Security (November 1997)
Report No. 96-34 Supplemental Analyses Job Service Program Department of Labor & Employment Security (January 1997)
Report No. 96-29 Review of the Job Service Program Department of Labor & Employment Security (January 1997)
Report No. 95-37 Review of the Unemployment Compensation Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security (February 1996)
Report No. 95-35 Review of the Post-Disaster Relocation and Reconstruction (February 1996)
Report No. 12232 Performance Audit of the Community Development Corporation Support and Assistance Program Administered by the Department of Community Affairs (January 1994)
Report No. 12160 Special Review of the Workers' Compensation Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security (August 1993)

Education, Department of
Report No. 12-06 VPK Teachers’ Education Level Does Not Substantially Influence Kindergarten Readiness Scores; Program and Provider Differences Affect Readiness Rates (February 2012)
Report No. 10-35 Profile of Changes to Florida’s Public Career Education Program Offerings (April 2010)
Report No. 10-34 School Districts and Florida College System Institutions Frequently Change Their Career Education Programs (April 2010)
Report No. 09-33 Limited Information Available to Assess Statewide Demand and Outcomes for After School Programs (August 2009)
Report No. 06-60 Progress Report: School Readiness Guidance and Communication Improve; Fiscal Issues, Evaluation Need Attention (August 2006)
Report No. 06-28 Workforce Estimating Conference Potential Not Realized; Barriers Can Be Addressed (March 2006)
Report No. 05-59 Florida’s University Graduates Tend to Stay in the State Workforce After Completing Their Degrees (December 2005)
Report No. 05-58 Individuals with Baccalaureate Degrees Have Positive Outcomes; Increasing Production in Critical Areas Poses Challenges (December 2005)
Report No. 05-14 Vocational Rehabilitation Program’s Performance Has Been Mixed Since the Abolishment of Occupational Access and Opportunity Commission (March 2005)
Report No. 04-19 Workforce Development System Overview (February 2004)
Report No. 03-51 Progress Report: Agency Implements Recommendations to Improve Vocational Rehabilitation Services (September 2003)
Report No. 03-46 Jobs for Florida's Graduates Program Generally Meets State Performance Standard (August 2003)
Report No. 02-36 Apprenticeship Program Is Beneficial, But Its Ability to Meet State Demands Is Limited (June 2002)
Report No. 02-06 Responsibilities Not Fulfilled by Occupational Access and Opportunity Commission; Program Performance Declines (January 2002)
Report No. 01-56 Workforce Development Education Program, Florida Department of Education (November 2001)
Report No. 00-26 Inflexibility in Contracting and Retainage Practices Could Hurt Construction Industry (December 2000)
Report No. 99-34 Review of the Workforce Development System (February 2000)
Report No. 98-67 PB2 Performance Report for the Rehabilitation Program (February 1999)
Report No. 97-53 Review of the Fiscal Year 1996-97 Performance of the Department of Labor and Employment Security's Rehabilitation Program Compared to General Appropriations Act Performance standards (February 1998)
Report No. 97-17 Follow-Up Report on the Division of Blind Services Administered by the Department of Labor & Employment Security (November 1997)
Report No. 96-54 Follow-up Report on the Review of the Job Training Partnership Act (February 1997)
Report No. 95-25 Review of the Postsecondary Vocational Programs (January 1996)
Report No. 95-24 Employment Training Programs: Varied Purposes and Varied Performance (January 1996)
Report No. 94-41 Performance Review of the Job Training Partnership Act Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security (March 1995)
Report No. 94-23 Performance Audit of the Division of Blind Services Administered by the Department of Education (December 1994)

Environmental Protection, Department of
Report No. 11-15 Over 600 Brownfield Acres Cleaned Up; Businesses Take Advantage of Program Incentives (April 2011)
Report No. 02-08 Slow Progress Has Been Made in Cleaning Up and Redeveloping Contaminated Brownfield Sites (February 2002)
Report No. 99-06 Progress Report: Florida Water Policy. Discouraging Competing Applications for Water Permits: Encouraging Cost-Effective Water Development (August 1999)
Report No. 98-17 Review of the Expedited Permitting Process Coordinated by the Governor's Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development (October 1998)
Report No. 95-35 Review of the Post-Disaster Relocation and Reconstruction (February 1996)

Financial Services, Department of
Report No. 01-15 Progress Report: The Workers' Compensation Program Makes Progress by Implementing Recommendations (March 2001)
Report No. 98-76 Justification Review for the Safety and Workers' Compensation Program (March 1999)
Report No. 98-48 PB2 Performance Report for the Safety & Workers' Compensation Program (February 1999)
Report No. 97-25 Review of the Division of Safety, Department of Labor and Employment Security (December 1997)
Report No. 96-37 Follow-up Report on the Review of the Special Disability Trust Fund Administrated by the Department of Labor & Employment Security (January 1997)
Report No. 94-20 Performance Audit of the Special Disability Trust Fund Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security (December 1994)

Florida College System
Report No. 10-35 Profile of Changes to Florida’s Public Career Education Program Offerings (April 2010)
Report No. 02-36 Apprenticeship Program Is Beneficial, But Its Ability to Meet State Demands Is Limited (June 2002)
Report No. 01-56 Workforce Development Education Program, Florida Department of Education (November 2001)
Report No. 00-26 Inflexibility in Contracting and Retainage Practices Could Hurt Construction Industry (December 2000)
Report No. 99-34 Review of the Workforce Development System (February 2000)
Report No. 95-25 Review of the Postsecondary Vocational Programs (January 1996)
Report No. 95-24 Employment Training Programs: Varied Purposes and Varied Performance (January 1996)

Governor, Executive Office of the
Report No. 11-20 Research Commercialization Matching Grant Program Underway; Additional Performance Data Needed (November 2011)
Report No. 11-15 Over 600 Brownfield Acres Cleaned Up; Businesses Take Advantage of Program Incentives (April 2011)
Report No. 10-05 Biotechnology Clusters Developing Slowly; Startup Assistance May Encourage Growth (January 2010)
Report No. 09-41 Stronger Reporting Needed for the Black Business Loan Program; Some Statutory Provisions Outdated (December 2009)
Report No. 09-36 Scripps Florida Funding Corporation Complies with Requirements and Should Be Continued (October 2009)
Report No. 09-18 Some Steps Have Been Taken to Retain and Expand Florida’s Marine Industry Businesses (March 2009)
Report No. 07-05 Legislature Should Consider Options for the Role of the Florida Black Business Investment Board (January 2007)
Report No. 06-71 Florida Has Implemented Promising Biotechnology Initiatives, But Faces Challenges (November 2006)
Report No. 06-70 Progress Report: OTTED Has Taken Steps to Enhance the Florida Resource Directory (November 2006)
Report No. 06-61 Scripps Funding Corporation Meets State’s Statutory and Contractual Requirements (September 2006)
Report No. 06-28 Workforce Estimating Conference Potential Not Realized; Barriers Can Be Addressed (March 2006)
Report No. 05-54 The Legislature Has Several Options Available for Enhancing Rural Enterprise Zones (November 2005)
Report No. 05-37 Research Tool Available for Identifying and Examining Distressed Areas Within Florida (June 2005)
Report No. 05-32 Locals Find State Urban Revitalization Programs Useful; More Centralized Program Information Would Be Helpful (May 2005)
Report No. 04-83 Several Issues Important in Redesigning Business Recruitment and Expansion Tax Refund Programs (December 2004)
Report No. 04-82 Progress Report: VISIT FLORIDA Improving Performance Measures and Expanded Rural Partnership Activities (December 2004)
Report No. 04-31 Progress Report: Enterprise Florida Addresses Recommendations (May 2004)
Report No. 04-24 Florida’s Enterprise Zone Program Is Similar to Those of Other States (March 2004)
Report No. 03-64 Enterprise Zone Pilot Project Incentives Not Widely Used, But Progress Made in Revitalizing Project Area (December 2003)
Report No. 03-20 Progress Report: OPPAGA Recommendation Adopted; Economic Development Toolkit Was Implemented (March 2003)
Report No. 03-07 VISIT FLORIDA Performs Well and Its Funding Should Be Continued; Outcome Measures Should Be Improved (January 2003)
Report No. 02-60 Progress Report: Space Financing Corporation Has Addressed OPPAGA Recommendations (November 2002)
Report No. 02-59 Statutes Authorizing Technology Commercialization and Development Initiatives Should Be Re-Enacted (November 2002)
Report No. 02-08 Slow Progress Has Been Made in Cleaning Up and Redeveloping Contaminated Brownfield Sites (February 2002)
Report No. 01-62 Concerns Over Enterprise Florida's Performance, Services to Distressed Areas Point to a Need to Consider Several Alternatives for Its Future Role (December 2001)
Report No. 01-25 Slow Startup, Lack of Structure Jeopardize Toolkit for Economic Development's Implementation and Funding (May 2001)
Report No. 01-17 Use of Electricity Sales Tax Exemption Expands; Exemption Should Be Continued (March 2001)
Report No. 01-11 Space Financing Corporation Is Still Gearing Up and Needs to Develop a Business Plan (February 2001)
Report No. 99-55 Progress Report: The Florida Export Finance Corporation Has Improved Its Performance Measurement System (June 2000)
Report No. 99-43 Use of Enterprise Zone Incentives Has Increased, But Challenges Continue (March 2000)
Report No. 99-34 Review of the Workforce Development System (February 2000)
Report No. 99-21 WAGES Employment Projects Initiative Must Address Its Design and Implementation Problems (December 1999)
Report No. 99-16 Continue Funding, But Substantiate That Program Activities Increase Florida Tourism (December 1999)
Report No. 99-11 Progress Report: Florida Entertainment Commissioner (October 1999)
Report No. 98-44 Review of the International Trade and Economic Development Board of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (January 1999)
Report No. 98-34 Review of the Workforce Development Board of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (December 1998)
Report No. 98-33 Review of the Enterprise Florida, Inc. Capital Development Board's Cypress Equity Fund (December 1998)
Report No. 98-32 Review of the Capital Development Board of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (December 1998)
Report No. 98-31 Review of Private Sector Matching Contributions to Enterprise Florida, Inc. (December 1998)
Report No. 98-30 Review of the Technology Development Board of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (December 1998)
Report No. 98-17 Review of the Expedited Permitting Process Coordinated by the Governor's Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development (October 1998)
Report No. 98-08 Program Evaluation & Justification Review Support Program Administered by the Department of Management Services (August 1998)
Report No. 98-03 Follow-Up Report on the Enterprise Florida Jobs and Education Partnership (July 1998)
Report No. 97-59 Review of the Florida Export Finance Corporation (March 1998)
Report No. 97-29 Follow-Up Report on the Enterprise Florida Capital Partnership (January 1998)
Report No. 97-28 Follow-Up Report on the Enterprise Florida Innovation Partnership and the Florida Technology Research Investment Fund (January 1998)
Report No. 96-60 Review of the Florida Entertainment Commission (February 1997)
Report No. 96-54 Follow-up Report on the Review of the Job Training Partnership Act (February 1997)
Report No. 96-31 Review of the Florida Sports Foundation (January 1997)
Report No. 96-19 Review of State-Supported Business Loan Programs (November 1996)
Report No. 95-17 Summary Review of Enterprise Florida (December 1995)
Report No. 95-16 Review of Enterprise Florida Jobs and Education Partnership (December 1995)
Report No. 95-09 Review of the Enterprise Florida Capital Partnership (October 1995)
Report No. 95-08 Review of the Florida Technology Research Investment Fund (October 1995)
Report No. 95-07 Review of the Enterprise Florida Innovation Partnership (October 1995)
Report No. 94-41 Performance Review of the Job Training Partnership Act Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security (March 1995)
Report No. 94-03 Performance Audit of the International Activities of the State of Florida (September 1994)

Health Care Administration, Agency for
Report No. 99-14 Progress Report: Transportation Disadvantaged Commission (November 1999)

Health, Department of
Report No. 99-14 Progress Report: Transportation Disadvantaged Commission (November 1999)
Report No. 97-53 Review of the Fiscal Year 1996-97 Performance of the Department of Labor and Employment Security's Rehabilitation Program Compared to General Appropriations Act Performance standards (February 1998)
Report No. 97-52 Disability Determination Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security (February 1998)
Report No. 97-32 Follow-Up Report on the Review of the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security (January 1998)
Report No. 95-23 Review of the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Within the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Department of Labor and Employment Security (January 1996)

Management Services, Department of
Report No. 02-50 Progress Report: Better Contracting Practices Would Aid the Construction Industry in Florida (October 2002)
Report No. 00-26 Inflexibility in Contracting and Retainage Practices Could Hurt Construction Industry (December 2000)
Report No. 98-08 Program Evaluation & Justification Review Support Program Administered by the Department of Management Services (August 1998)

Multi-Agency
Report No. 14-04 Status of Florida’s Efforts to Address Challenges to Business Establishment and Expansion (January 2014)
Report No. 06-71 Florida Has Implemented Promising Biotechnology Initiatives, But Faces Challenges (November 2006)
Report No. 03-19 Measuring the Size and Cost of Florida State and Local Government (March 2003)
Report No. 02-50 Progress Report: Better Contracting Practices Would Aid the Construction Industry in Florida (October 2002)
Report No. 99-34 Review of the Workforce Development System (February 2000)

Persons with Disabilities, Agency for
Report No. 05-14 Vocational Rehabilitation Program’s Performance Has Been Mixed Since the Abolishment of Occupational Access and Opportunity Commission (March 2005)

Revenue, Department of
Report No. 11-15 Over 600 Brownfield Acres Cleaned Up; Businesses Take Advantage of Program Incentives (April 2011)
Report No. 05-54 The Legislature Has Several Options Available for Enhancing Rural Enterprise Zones (November 2005)
Report No. 04-83 Several Issues Important in Redesigning Business Recruitment and Expansion Tax Refund Programs (December 2004)
Report No. 03-05 Federal Law Restricts the Outsourcing of Many Unemployment Compensation Tax Collection Services (January 2003)
Report No. 01-17 Use of Electricity Sales Tax Exemption Expands; Exemption Should Be Continued (March 2001)
Report No. 96-27 Report on the Sales Tax Exemption on Electricity Charges (December 1996)

State, Department of
Report No. 06-70 Progress Report: OTTED Has Taken Steps to Enhance the Florida Resource Directory (November 2006)
Report No. 05-37 Research Tool Available for Identifying and Examining Distressed Areas Within Florida (June 2005)
Report No. 00-10 Corporations Program Operates Well; Its Fee System Needs Streamlining (September 2000)

Transportation, Department of
Report No. 02-60 Progress Report: Space Financing Corporation Has Addressed OPPAGA Recommendations (November 2002)
Report No. 01-11 Space Financing Corporation Is Still Gearing Up and Needs to Develop a Business Plan (February 2001)
Report No. 99-14 Progress Report: Transportation Disadvantaged Commission (November 1999)
Report No. 98-17 Review of the Expedited Permitting Process Coordinated by the Governor's Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development (October 1998)
Report No. 95-13 Review of the Economic Development Transportation Fund Program (December 1995)

Water Management Districts
Report No. 99-06 Progress Report: Florida Water Policy. Discouraging Competing Applications for Water Permits: Encouraging Cost-Effective Water Development (August 1999)