Where We Stand
A Guide to the Florida Chamber’s Business Agenda -
Making Florida More Competitive
Last November, when they voted for state legislators, Floridians overwhelmingly voted to secure Florida’s future by electing Florida Chamber-backed candidates who support free enterprise and solutions that will drive economic growth and create jobs. As the voice of Florida’s business community, it is an honor to provide the Florida Chamber’s agenda for jobs which is focused on making Florida more competitive so the private sector can lead the way.
|Based on input from our members, local chambers of commerce, partner associations, research and unfinished business from the last year, Where We Stand is a blueprint of legislative priorities that moves Florida toward an innovation-based economy and puts long-term economic policy decisions ahead of short-term political fixes.It is undeniable that since Gov. Scott took office in January 2011, Florida is moving in the right direction. Unemployment is down, population growth is up and more new jobs are being created. But there is much more work to be done.Learn what we must to do return Florida to the #1 private-sector job creator in America.|
In addition to introducing the Florida Chamber’s agenda for jobs, Where We Stand also provides you with criteria for the Florida Chamber’s annual How They Voted, which is published after the conclusion of the legislative session each year to allow the business community to track the key votes that matter most. Through the Legislative Report Card, business leaders are able to see how individual legislators voted on their priorities, including their overall support FOR or AGAINST job creation and where they stand on securing Florida’s future.