Contact these lawmakers TODAY and tell them to support important lawsuit abuse reform by voting in favor of HB 187 during tomorrow’s House Civil Justice Committee.
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Tourism matters to Florida, and in a big way. For every 85 visitors to the state, one additional job is created. Of the 7.6 million jobs in Florida, more than 1 million are related to tourism activity. Florida relies on a healthy tourism sector to drive our economic engine and secure a prosperous future.
Monroe Middle School teacher Dawn Norris hears a difference in her language arts classes since she starting using Common Core standards two years ago. It’s how the 13-year teacher knows the new standards are working.
The students in Nicole Carpenter’s Photography 1 class at Plant City High School may not have not heard much about the Common Core State Standards. But they do know they are spending more time learning how to think deeper and more critically, even in their art classes.
A group of retired military generals and admirals is putting its weight behind Florida’s new education standards, claiming they will better prepare students for the military, should they choose to serve.
Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and hundreds of other Miami-area executives and professionals attended the 2014 International Women’s Day event honoring “extraordinary women who have made significant contributions to their community.” The Florida Chamber is pleased to announce that our very own Alice Ancona, Director of Global Outreach, was one of this year’s four honorees.
The deadline for hotel reservations is fast approaching for the Florida Chamber’s 2014 International Days event. If you haven’t already made plans, be sure to reserve your room today. Hotels are booking up fast! Please see the below important information:
Today, the Florida Legislature took steps to protect Florida’s important military and veteran population by passing HB 7015 – a bill that will provide in-state tuition to veterans and allow businesses to give hiring preferences to veterans.
Lowering the cost of healthcare in Florida, while also expanding access to care, are key legislative priorities shared by Representative Richard Corcoran (R-Lutz) and the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Lowering healthcare costs in Florida means driving innovative and proactive healthcare system reforms like expanding scope of practice – a priority outlined within the Florida Chamber’s […]
Yesterday, the Florida House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee took important steps to help improve Florida’s water resources by supporting three Florida Chamber-backed bills. The Florida Chamber thanks each person who reached out to lawmakers to urge their support.