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What Scope of Practice Means for Florida

February 25, 2015 |

Florida’s population is growing at a record pace, in fact, we recently surpassed New York as the third most populous state in the nation. And with another six million residents estimated to call Florida home by 2030, our state must think about long-term sustainable solutions to meet Florida’s healthcare needs. This is where scope of […]

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Expansion of Casino Gambling Draws Dire Warnings, Praise

February 24, 2015 |

By Scott Powers, Orlando Sentinel If Florida increases its bet on gambling, the wager will ride on whether new casinos could become economic engines as in Baltimore, or economic vacuums as in Atlantic City. That was the central argument in a debate over gambling during a Florida Forward forum sponsored in downtown Orlando on Tuesday […]

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The Florida Chamber’s Bottom Line Featuring Carol Roberts

February 19, 2015

Carol Roberts, President and CEO Bay County Chamber of Commerce, shares why partnering with the Florida Chamber of Commerce makes a difference for the business community on the latest edition of the Florida Chamber’s Bottom Line. “It’s extremely important for local chambers to support the Florida Chamber and your efforts in governmental affairs,” said Roberts. […]

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FL Chamber & Rep. Caldwell Outline Long-Term Pension Goals

February 17, 2015 |

For a more competitive Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce believes that creating fiscally stable governments through modern and sustainable retirement programs will secure public pensions and protect taxpayers. Creating fiscally stable state and local governments through modern and sustainable retirement systems will help avoid a bankrupt future that too many state and local governments […]

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Laser Focused on Workers’ Comp Cases Before Florida Supreme Court Florida Chamber Expert Panel Discusses Possible Ramification

February 12, 2015 |

All eyes are on the Florida Supreme Court as they deliberate taking action on two cases that could significantly impact Florida’s workers’ compensation rates. Keeping workers’ comp rates fair and not inflated by trial lawyer tactics is a top priority of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. On behalf of Florida’s business community, the Florida Chamber […]

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Did You Know Florida is Ranked #1 for Transportation Infrastructure?

February 10, 2015 |

While Florida ranks number one in infrastructure rankings in the nation, our state’s continued population growth will require unique solutions to transportation issues. Consider that as the nation’s third most populous state, approximately 800 net new people move to Florida each day. It’s estimated Florida will grow by six million more residents between now and 2030, […]

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