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Governor Scott Signs Florida Chamber Education Bill Into Law

April 14, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com Education Accountability Law Champions Fewer and Better Tests TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 14, 2015) – A Florida Chamber-backed education accountability bill reducing the number of education assessments was signed into law by Governor Rick Scott today. “This legislation reduces the number of tests our students take, […]

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Florida Chamber Honors Florida-Based Bealls, Inc. Retailer for 100 Years

April 14, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com Centennial Anniversary of Family-Owned, Bradenton Business TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 14, 2015) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today joined Florida Governor Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet in recognizing Florida-based retailer Bealls, Inc. on its 100-year anniversary. The company was honored with a proclamation […]

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Sen. Legg & Rep. O’Toole Champion Fewer and Better Tests

April 09, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com Florida Chamber-Backed Education Accountability Bill Passes Florida Legislature TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 9, 2015) – A Florida Chamber-backed education accountability bill reducing the number of education assessments passed out of the Florida Legislature today and is heading to Governor Rick Scott to be signed into law. […]

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Florida Chamber’s International Days Focuses on Making Florida More Competitive

April 08, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com Global Economic Opportunities Takes Center Stage TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 8, 2015) – International businesses leaders joined forces today at the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s International Days to focus on making Florida more competitive through global economic opportunities. Leaders from Shanghai to Canada, representatives from Fortune […]

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Florida Chamber Applauds Passage of Students with Unique Abilities Bill

April 01, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 1, 2015) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today applauds Senate President Andy Gardiner and Senator Don Gaetz on the passage of a bill empowering students with unique abilities to pursue their dreams. As Florida continues on the path to become […]

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Florida Chamber Applauds Passage of Bills Increasing Healthcare Provider Capacity

March 31, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com Legislation Allows Nurse Practitioners to Practice to Fullest Potential TALLAHASSEE, FL. (March 31, 2015) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce applauds Senator Denise Grimsley on today’s passage of two healthcare-related bills increasing healthcare provider capacity and allowing nurse practitioners to practice to their fullest potential. […]

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Florida Chamber’s Mark Wilson Testifies Against Expansion of Gambling

March 26, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com Urges Lawmakers to Stay Focused on High-Wage, High-Skill Jobs TALLAHASSEE, FL. (March 26, 2015) – Florida Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Wilson today delivered the below remarks opposing the expansion of Las Vegas-style casino gambling to the House Regulatory Affairs Committee during a […]

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Florida Chamber to Build Trade Relations During Peru Trade Mission

March 20, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com  Peru Chamber of Commerce and Florida Chamber to Sign MOU TALLAHASSEE, FL. (March 20, 2015) – Building on Florida’s once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform Florida’s economy into a global hub for trade, logistics and export-oriented manufacturing activities, the Florida Chamber of Commerce will join Lt. Governor […]

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Statewide Business Leaders Attend Florida Chamber’s Capitol Days

March 05, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com  Meet With Lawmakers and Focus on Top Legislative Priorities TALLAHASSEE, FL. (March 5, 2015) – To help make Florida more competitive, more than 200 business leaders from throughout Florida are gathered in Tallahassee today for the Florida Chamber’s Board of Governors Capitol Days and are […]

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Newest Florida Chamber Poll Shows Voters Confident, Yet Concerned About Federal Government

March 04, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Former Governor Jeb Bush, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Receive High Favorability Ratings TALLAHASSEE, FL. (March 4, 2015) – Florida voters are increasingly more confident about the direction Florida is headed, yet remain significantly concerned about the federal government, according to the latest Florida Chamber […]

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