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Despite Missed Opportunities and Philosophical Differences, Florida Legislature Passes 20 Florida Chamber-Backed Measures During Regular and Special Legislative Sessions

June 19, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 19 , 2015) – Despite a regular and special legislative session at times filled with missed opportunities and philosophical differences, lawmakers introduced 1,795 bills and passed 232 bills – including 20 Florida Chamber of Commerce-backed measures, the Florida Chamber announced today. […]

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We are Proud to Call Florida Home

June 18, 2015 |

“Choosing Florida means choosing opportunity and economic growth.” – QUINTIN KENDALL Vice President of State Government and Community Affairs, CSX Transportation Florida Chamber Regional Board Chair Quintin Kendall, Vice President of State Government and Community Affairs at CSX Transportation, Florida Chamber Board member and one of twelve Florida Chamber Regional Board Chairs, shares his opinions […]

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Did You Know 1 in Every 13 Floridians is a Veteran?

June 16, 2015 |

Florida is one of the most veteran-friendly states in the nation, with almost 1.5 million veterans calling it home. According to the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, 12 percent of Florida’s population 18 and over has served in action. With Florida’s population expected to increase by 6 million residents by 2030, more private sector job […]

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Florida Legislature Passes Florida Chamber Tax Cut Priorities

June 15, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Targeted Tax Reform Package Will Help Lower Cost of Living and Doing Business TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 15 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber applauds the Florida Legislature for their commitment to lowering the cost of living and cost of doing business in Florida by […]

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Florida Chamber-Backed Trade Bill Passes U.S. House

June 12, 2015 |

TPA Measure Equals Economic/Job Growth in Florida The Florida Chamber of Commerce today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation and championing international trade to help ensure Florida remains globally competitive. TPA will allow the U.S. to complete market-opening trade agreements that support economic growth in Florida and high-paying […]

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Urge Rep. Corcoran and Sen. Lee to “Market Florida”

June 11, 2015 |

Budget negotiations between the Florida House and Senate are winding down. The budget debate now lies in the hands of Rep. Richard Corcoran (R-Lutz) and Sen. Tom  Lee (R-Brandon). We need your help contacting Rep. Corcoran and Sen. Lee urging them to support the “Market Florida” effort (more information below). Please click the “Take Action Now” button to send these […]

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Final Push on Trade Bill

June 11, 2015 |

U.S. House to Vote on TPA and Other Trade Bills on Friday It’s rally time for trade! The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation and accompanying trade bills this Friday. The Florida Chamber urges you to call on your members of Congress to pass this vital piece of legislation. […]

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Florida Chamber Names Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer Executive Regional Board Chair

June 10, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Michael Minton Appointed for 2014-2015 Term in Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Region TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 10 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber today announced Michael Minton, Shareholder and Chair of the Agribusiness Industry Team of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer, has been appointed to a […]

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