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Florida Chamber of Commerce Analysis on the Impact of Brexit

June 24, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Florida Chamber of Commerce Analysis on the Impact of Brexit Florida Chamber’s Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish: “Brexit will cause volatility in financial markets, will likely slow down the number of U.K. visitors to Florida and reduce foreign direct investment in our state…but there […]

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Federal Overtime Rules Cause for Concern in Florida’s Small Business Community

June 23, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Federal Overtime Rules Cause for Concern in Florida’s Small Business Community Outlook Uncertain as Businesses Face Unstable Economy TALLAHASSEE, FL (June 23, 2016) – The most recent Florida Chamber Foundation Small Business Index Survey shows 22 percent of Florida’s small businesses say government regulations are their top […]

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Florida Chamber of Commerce Endorses Candidates for Florida House of Representatives

May 02, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Pro-Business, Pro-Jobs Candidates Will Help Make Florida More Competitive TALLAHASSEE, FL (May 2, 2016) – Today the Florida Chamber of Commerce made its first round of 2016 candidate endorsements. While there are already 292 candidates running for 120 house seats, today the Florida Chamber is announcing […]

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Florida Supreme Court Ruling Bad for Businesses and Jobs

April 28, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Florida Chamber of Commerce to Lead Efforts to Keep Workers’ Comp Working & Ensure the Voices of Job Creators Are Heard  “As Florida’s leading advocate fighting to keep workers’ comp working, the potential impact of the high court’s ruling could threaten Florida’s improving business climate. The […]

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Florida Chamber Receives Florida Cabinet Resolution In Recognition of 100 Years of Securing Florida’s Future

April 26, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com TALLAHASSEE, FL (April 26, 2016) – Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet today honored the Florida Chamber of Commerce with a resolution celebrating its 100th anniversary of securing Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber was officially created on April 29, 1916 in an effort to save […]

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Florida Chamber Embarks on Trade Mission to South Korea and Taiwan

April 18, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Goal is to Enhance Trade Between Florida and These Important Trading Partners TALLAHASSEE, FL (April 18, 2016) – To strengthen Florida’s competitive edge in the global economy, the Florida Chamber of Commerce this week is participating in an economic trade mission to South Korea and Taiwan […]

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Florida Chamber Announces Speaker Steve Crisafulli as 2016 Most Valuable Legislator

April 12, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Releases Annual ‘How They Voted’ Publication on the Florida Chamber’s Business Agenda TALLAHASSEE, FL (April 12, 2016) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today released its annual publication How They Voted, and announced House Speaker Steve Crisafulli as the 2016 Most Valuable Legislator. “While others talk […]

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Florida Chamber and FAU Research Professor Announce Education Partnership to Help Secure Florida’s Water Future

March 28, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com  “To secure Florida’s water future, we really have to follow science; science has to lead the way.” – Dr. Brian Lapointe TALLAHASSEE, FL (March 28, 2016) – As part of its ongoing efforts to help secure Florida’s water future, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today announces […]

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Florida Small Businesses Report Business Is Improving But Economic Uncertainties Remain

March 28, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com Workforce Quality Becomes Increasing Concern TALLAHASSEE, FL (March 28, 2016) –Results from the latest Florida Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index Survey show that 54 percent of Florida’s small businesses expect to hire over the next six months. However, challenges remain with growing concerns about the […]

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Florida Legislature Passes 18 Florida Chamber of Commerce-Backed Bills

March 11, 2016 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley (850) 521-1231 eousley@flchamber.com More Work Remains to Help Make Florida More Competitive TALLAHASSEE, FL (March 11, 2016) – During a time when other states’ budget woes have legislatures increasing taxes, cutting education funding, laying off university faculty and staff, drastically cutting social services, and imposing job killing regulations, the […]

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