Your voice is needed to help secure public pensions and protect taxpayers from $21.6 billion of debt. Please contact Senators and ask them to vote YES on SB 1114 (more details below). Your emails to Senators are needed before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
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When the two of us were graduated from high school, nobody seemed to be worrying about China or Brazil or India competing with us as an economy or in education.
While Washington remains stuck in neutral, Florida continues leading as a national model for economic growth, job creation and academic achievement – the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF) said today. This shared message – “Succeed Florida!” – proudly appears on a Tallahassee billboard, and debunks another area billboard message encouraging Florida to secede from the union.
In the weeks before the 2014 Legislative Session began, a billboard encouraging Florida to secede from the union appeared on Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee, just blocks from the state capitol. In response, the Florida Chamber and ICUF have partnered on the “Succeed Florida!” billboard.
The state of Florida has a unique opportunity to both lower its risk of hurricane taxes and to make it more likely that the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (Cat Fund) will be able to pay its claims in a timely manner.
This week, the Florida Legislature took important steps toward ensuring Florida’s students are able to compete in a 21st century global economy by taking positive action on several Florida Chamber-backed education initiatives.
We dread it more than any other day. It has been ranked as one of the top three most stressful days of the year. We collectively spend over $165 billion dollars complying with it. And when you send in your forms, you are one of more than 131 million to be processed. It’s Tax Day.
Lawmakers today voted to secure public pensions and protect taxpayers when they supported two Florida Chamber-backed pension reform bills.
Art Torno, Senior Vice President, Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America for American Airlines, speaks on the wide-reaching importance international trade relationships have to Florida on the latest edition of The Florida Chamber’s Bottom Line.
URGENT: Union opposition groups are working hard to oppose protecting public employee pensions. Your voice is needed to help secure public pensions and protect taxpayers from $21.6 billion of debt.