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Hillsborough County Commission approves financial aid to companies to create jobs listen

11/15/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Today Hillsborough County Commission approved a series of government incentives to private businesses if they create new jobs in the county. One company is called Digital Risk. They’re expected to create 1000 new jobs in Florida and 100 to 600 of them could be in Hillsborough. Ron Barton, Hillsborough’s director of economic development, said the county agreed to pay Digital Risk a base of $1000 per job plus what are called local bonuses.

Commissioners unanimously approved the compensat...

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