The executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Ken Lawson, has officially stepped down, and Your Content has learned that outraged citizens are worried he’ll be pushed to the front of the unemployment payee line.
DEO has received extreme criticism since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic when its system could not handle the number of unemployed Floridians seeking benefits. To this day, thousands of Floridians complain that they have yet to see their full benefits nearly six months later.
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