FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231850-521-1231 firstname.lastname@example.org TALLAHASSEE, FL (February 24, 2014) –Today, out-of-state gambling special interests changed tactics by unveiling a plan to buy their way into Florida’s Constitution. The Florida Chamber remains steadfast in its support for making Florida more competitive for small businesses and improving the quality of life for […]
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Florida Chamber’s 2014 Competitiveness Agenda Focuses on Creating Opportunities for Florida’s Families
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231850-521-1231 email@example.com Florida Has Potential to Create 198,000 New Jobs in 2014 TALLAHASSEE, FL (February 11, 2014) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today unveiled its 2014 agenda for jobs – a legislative agenda focused on making Florida’s business climate more competitive and lowering the cost of living […]
Florida Chamber Foundation Presents Okaloosa Local Chambers of Commerce & EDC with Six Pillars Award
During the recent Destin Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, the Florida Chamber Foundation presented Okaloosa County’s four local chambers of commerce and the Economic Development Council for Okaloosa County with the Six Pillars award for completing a county-wide strategic plan using the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Six Pillars framework.
Governor Rick Scott today proposed a 10-day back-to-school sales tax holiday, part of his “It’s Your Money Tax Cut” plan to make Florida more competitive through targeted tax reforms, during the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Insurance Summit.
Florida Chamber Congratulates Governor Scott for Appointing Carlos Lopez-Cantera as Florida’s Lieutenant Governor
The Florida Chamber of Commerce today congratulates Governor Rick Scott for appointing former Representative Carlos Lopez-Cantera, a pro-jobs, pro-Florida focused state leader, as Florida’s Lieutenant Governor.
Policy discussion involving water always focuses on two main issues: water quality and water quantity. As Florida stands on the precipice of historic population leaps, providing high quality water to sustain six million more residents can be a challenge.
Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, today congratulates Florida Chamber member and past chair of the board and Florida Chamber Foundation member, Marshall Criser, III on being named Chancellor of Florida’s State University System.
Florida Chamber Builds On International Trade & Economic Development Efforts: Joins Florida Economic Mission Trip to Japan
To promote Florida’s business friendly climate and opportunities to trade, invest and create jobs in our state, Florida Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President David Hart will join Florida Governor Rick Scott and business and economic development leaders on an economic mission trip to Japan. The Japan mission begins November 2, and continues through November 9.
David Hart, Executive Vice President of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, commented today on Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s opinion on trial lawyer John Morgan’s proposed medical marijuana amendment.
Bipartisan Leadership & Vision to Diversify Florida’s Economy Helped Jump-Start Florida’s Private-Sector Job Growth
Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, commented today on a special interest report critical of economic development efforts in Republican led states.