Florida's Unemployment Falls to 7.8 percent
TALLAHASSEE - Florida started the new year with 7.8 percent unemployment, the lowest since November 2008, the state reported on Monday.
January's lower rate also puts Florida's unemployment below the national unemployment rate of 7.9 percent for the first time in five years.
The state's rate was last below the national in January of 2008.
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