One-day after announcing endorsements for Governor and Cabinet positions as well as legislative primary races, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today announces general election candidate endorsements – races that will not have a primary election. These endorsements follow a comprehensive and deliberative candidate selection process.
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Florida Chamber Endorses Pro-Jobs, Pro-Business Candidates For Governor, Cabinet and Legislative Primary Races
Following a comprehensive and deliberative candidate selection process, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today announces candidate endorsements for Governor and Cabinet positions as well as legislative primary races. The endorsements result from one of Florida’s most thorough and well-respected pro-business, pro-jobs candidate review processes.
Florida Chamber Names Speaker Will Weatherford as 2014 Most Valuable Legislator & Honors Pro-Business Legislators with Distinguished Advocate Awards
Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce announced House Speaker Will Weatherford as their 2014 Most Valuable Legislator (MVL) and honored 40 members of the Florida Legislature with Distinguished Advocates awards. The announcement and presentation of the MVL was made during the Florida Chamber’s Board of Directors meeting taking place in Miami.
New Florida Chamber Political Poll Shows Voters Gaining Confidence Confirms Florida Heading in Right Direction
New statewide polling data from the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Political Institute shows voters are more confident with the direction Florida is heading. In the last eight months, voter outlook on Florida has increased five percent – with 43 percent of voters saying the Sunshine State is heading in the right direction compared to 41 who feel the state is headed in the wrong direction.
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New Florida Chamber Statewide Survey Shows Florida’s Small Businesses Are Optimistic and Sales Are Increasing
The survey, conducted in conjunction with the Florida Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC), shows 43 percent of small businesses reporting higher company sales compared to this time last year.
Florida Chamber Tells Florida Congressional Delegation That 150,000 New Trade and Logistics Jobs Can Be Created
Florida Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President David Hart today told members of Florida’s congressional delegation the Sunshine State has the potential to create 150,000 new trade and logistics-related jobs, which will pay 30 percent more than the statewide average throughout the next five years.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce today is releasing actual grades earned by all members of the House and Senate on the Florida Chamber’s 2014 Legislative Report Card.
Florida’s neighbor to the north, Canada, is the Sunshine State’s number one export market for agricultural products – with 22 percent of Florida’s agricultural exports going north while at the same time fueling economic growth and job creation here in Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today. Additionally, Canada is the number two destination country for all Florida exports – trailing only Brazil.
Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson Tells Florida Cabinet 150,000 New Trade and Logistics Jobs Can Be Created
As Florida celebrates World Trade Month, Florida Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Wilson today told members of the Florida Cabinet the Sunshine State has the potential to create 150,000 new trade and logistics-related jobs, which will pay 30 percent more than the statewide average throughout the next five years.
Numbers show Brazil is Florida’s largest export trading partner, with $20.5 billion valued in trade last year— the largest amount of trade ever between Florida and a foreign country, announced the Florida Chamber of Commerce today.