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Florida Chamber of Commerce Statement on the House Passage of Transportation Network Companies

January 27, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 27, 2016) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement from David Hart, Executive Vice President, on the House of Representatives passage of HB 509 – transportation network companies. “The Florida House of Representatives today took a major step toward […]

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Florida Chamber-Backed Unique Abilities Bill Passes; Heads to Governor’s Desk

January 14, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com The Gardiner Scholarship Will Empower Students TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 14, 2016) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce applauds the Florida Legislature for passing a Florida Chamber-backed unique abilities bill, The Gardiner Scholarship, that will empower students with disabilities to succeed by providing options for high quality […]

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Florida Chamber-Backed Water Bill En-Route to Governor’s Desk

January 14, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Ensures Clean and Abundant Water for Future Growth TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 14, 2016) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce applauds the Florida Legislature for fully passing a Florida Chamber-backed comprehensive water bill today that will help secure our state’s water future.   “The Florida Chamber has […]

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New Florida Chamber Poll Shows Florida Voters Want Good Jobs for Everyone

January 13, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Jobs, Education and Healthcare Top Voter Concerns National Security Concerns Increasing Among Floridians   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 13, 2016) – While many candidates run to the far left or far right, Florida voters are clearly focused on one thing – good jobs for everyone, a new […]

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Florida Chamber Poll Finds Floridians Continue to Support Seminole Compact and Benefits to Florida

January 07, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com An Overwhelming Percentage of Floridians Continue to View the Sunshine State as a “Family-Friendly” Destination TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 7, 2016) – As lawmakers begin making their way to Tallahassee to start the 2016 Legislative Session, a new statewide poll commissioned by the Florida Chamber of Commerce […]

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Florida Chamber Foundation Research Shows More Than 700,000 Floridians with Disabilities Not in the Workforce

January 06, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Melissa Roberts (850) 521-1217 mroberts@flfoundation.org Florida Chamber Encourages Meaningful Employment Opportunities for the Disabled and Launches Unique Abilities Internship Program   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 6, 2016) – New research released today by the Florida Chamber Foundation shows a disproportionately high unemployment rate among Floridians with disabilities. As part of the Chamber […]

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New Video Highlights Importance of Cutting Florida’s Burdensome and Costly Business Rent Tax

December 17, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Small Businesses, Job Creators and Business Groups Call for a One Percent Tax Cut   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (December 17, 2015) – A new video highlighting Florida’s burdensome and costly business rent tax was released today as part of a statewide campaign to encourage lawmakers to eliminate– […]

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CFOs from Florida’s Top Businesses Convene at Florida Chamber Foundation’s CFO Roundtable

December 15, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Melissa Roberts (850) 521-1217 mroberts@flfoundation.org CFOs from Florida’s Top Businesses Talk Data, Market Trends, Employment Law and Florida’s Financial Future at the Florida Chamber Foundation CFO Roundtable TAMPA, Fla. (December 15, 2015) – CFOs from Florida’s top businesses are gathering today at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s inaugural CFO Roundtable to discuss […]

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Florida Chamber of Commerce Statement on One Million New Jobs In Florida

December 15, 2015 | ,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (December 18, 2015) – Below is a statement from Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, regarding today’s announcement that Florida has secured one million new jobs since December 2010. “The Florida Chamber of Commerce congratulates Florida’s job creators […]

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Florida Chamber Foundation Transportation Summit Encourages Leaders to Prepare for Six Million New Residents & Global Transportation Leadership

December 10, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Melissa Roberts (850) 521-1217 mroberts@flfoundation.org The Path to Florida’s Future Debuts to Highlight Importance of Florida’s Transportation Economy JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (December 10, 2015) – With six million new residents expected to call Florida home by 2030, transportation leaders from throughout Florida are gathered at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Transportation Summit in […]

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