BY DAVID SANTIAGO Imagine this: You wake up to find your kitchen flooded from a broken pipe. You frantically call a water extractor who arrives and says, “Don’t worry. Just sign these forms and we’ll handle everything.” The truth is, you’ve just signed away control of your insurance claim and may have permitted unscrupulous third […]
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By: Kevin Derby Bill Johnson, well-known throughout the Sunshine State for his leadership of Miami’s port, was chosen on Thursday to replace outgoing state Commerce Secretary Gray Swoope as CEO of Enterprise Florida, the public-private partnership focused on expanding economic development. After leaving PortMiami, Johnson took over as director of the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer […]
By: Jeff Henderson Even though he is now out of office, Will Weatherford showed this week that he has no intention of heading toward the sidelines. Only 35, Weatherford just finished eight years in the Florida House including spending 2013 and 2014 as speaker. It’s no secret that Weatherford has ambitions for even higher office […]
Florida Chamber Series on Free Enterprise: Representative John Wood (R-Winter Haven) While Florida is moving in the right direction, Rep. Wood would like to continue strengthening Florida’s insurance market and more importantly, welcoming private capital. “We certainly continue to welcome private capital coming to Florida,” said Rep. Wood. “The combination of the climate cycle along […]
Florida Chamber Congratulates Former Chamber Board Member Bill Johnson on Being Selected as New Enterprise Florida President and Florida’s Secretary of Commerce
Trade and Logistics Leader Will Create Opportunities for Florida’s Families and Job Creators Florida Chamber Congratulates Former Chamber Board Member Bill Johnson on Being Selected as New Enterprise Florida President and Florida’s Secretary of Commerce Trade and logistics leader will create opportunities for Florida’s families and job creators The Florida Chamber of Commerce is pleased […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 firstname.lastname@example.org TALLAHASSEE, FL. (January 21, 2014) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today announced that Managing Partner of Weatherford Partners and former Speaker of the House Will Weatherford, has joined the Florida Chamber’s Board of Directors. “The Florida Chamber is pleased to welcome Will Weatherford to […]
During the past three years, Florida’s state-run insurer Citizens Property Insurance Corporation has seen a drop in the number of policies since its peak of more than 1.5 million. This means Florida policyholders are less likely to have to pay assessments, often called “Hurricane Taxes,” to pay for future damage caused by large storms.
In its ongoing efforts to secure Florida’s future by making Florida more competitive, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today released its Smarter Healthcare Coverage in Florida plan. This seven-point comprehensive healthcare plan calls for bending the cost curve for Florida’s families and job creators by eliminating the $1.4 billion in hidden healthcare taxes.
In its ongoing efforts to secure Florida’s future by making Florida more competitive, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today released its Smarter Healthcare Coverage in Florida plan.
GOOD NEWS…Most employers can expect to see a $30.40 drop per employee in unemployment compensation rates retroactively effective January 1, 2015. This is a reduction of 64 percent and marks the second year in a row that the state unemployment compensation rates have decreased.