Mark Wilson


Florida’s economic recovery is well underway. Since 2010, Florida’s leadership has been focused on jobs. In fact, Florida Chamber of Commerce members and others have created over 800,000 private-sector jobs.  As Florida continues on the path to become the number one job creating state in the nation, Florida has an opportunity to help encourage underemployed […]

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From airports to seaports, highways to rail lines, the Florida Chamber of Commerce is committed to making Florida globally competitive through exceptional transportation systems. As Florida emerges as a global hub for trade, making strategic investments in transportation will further help secure Florida’s future. While  Florida is number one in infrastructure rankings in the nation, […]

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Making Florida more competitive means making tough choices – putting the long-term security of Florida’s future ahead of short-term fixes. When it comes to fixing federal healthcare, we believe this situation is the proverbial of making lemonade out of lemons. To be clear, the Florida Chamber of Commerce remains significantly concerned about the growth of […]

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For Florida, innovation is more than an experiment in the latest trends. Innovation improves the lives of consumers and creates jobs and economic opportunity. When it comes to better healthcare outcomes, disruptive innovation can be an issue for consumers and our state’s competitiveness. Consider telemedicine. By using electronic communication to share data, physicians in rural […]

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We now know that more than half of Florida’s voters are deciding not to vote this year. Your vote matters more than ever. Like you, I have faith in our state and believe Florida is moving in the right direction again. I believe if we focus less on the left, the right, or who’s right […]

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  Without question, the American Dream is under attack. Unions and big government advocates want to mandate wages, while George Soros and his cronies argue the “one percenters” are the problem with society. Sadly, what they don’t tell you is that their “solution” to the problem is limiting economic freedom and opportunities for millions of […]

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Florida takes a major step forward today in its efforts to become more competitive when a long-overdue sales tax exemption on manufacturing and equipment takes effect. For far too long, Florida has been at a competitive disadvantage by being the only state on the Atlantic seaboard and on the Gulf Coast to charge sales taxes […]

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