Unemployment: 35% of Florida claims processed, 20% paid

Scott Powers

Scott Powers is an Orlando-based political journalist with 30+ years’ experience, mostly at newspapers such as the Orlando Sentinel and the Columbus Dispatch. He covers local, state and federal politics and space news across much of Central Florida. His career earned numerous journalism awards for stories ranging from the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster to presidential elections to misplaced nuclear waste. He and his wife Connie have three grown children. Besides them, he’s into mystery and suspense books and movies, rock, blues, basketball, baseball, writing unpublished novels, and being amused. Email him at [email protected]


  • Kendra Gale

    April 27, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    Normally if you’re unemployed, you might find another job in 6 weeks. Instead, I have waited and can’t even log into the darn thing!

  • Cindy

    April 28, 2020 at 1:23 pm

    Took me 6weeks to find out I’m not eligible and supposedly will still get the 600dollars but nothing yet

  • Gail J Ahern

    April 28, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    I started the unemployment online and it kept shutting down so I did the paperwork and mailed it 3 weeks ago still no response.

  • Hank

    April 30, 2020 at 7:42 am

    Went online on the dashboard and found that my status reads “Resolved-Completed” but have not received anything. When I call I cant reach anybody and keep being asked for a pin that i never received

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