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Alabama, Florida and Georgia Join Forces to Fight Government Overreach

July 14, 2015 |

Chambers Support Attorneys General Water Rule Lawsuit against Environmental Protection Agency   ATLANTA, FL. (July 14 , 2015) – – Managing water resources in southeastern states has, for too many years, been a contentious and divisive issue. Rarely have there been opportunities for state chambers of commerce from Alabama, Florida and Georgia to unite in […]

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Florida Chamber Honors Pro-Business Legislators with Distinguished Advocate Awards

July 13, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   And Releases Annual ‘How They Voted’ On the Florida Chamber’s Business Agenda TALLAHASSEE, FL. (July 13 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today announces that 23 members of the Florida Legislature earned a Distinguished Advocate award for championing pro-jobs, pro-business legislation outlined […]

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Florida Chamber Unveils 2015 Legislative Report Card

July 07, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Katherine Bustamante, 850-521-1284 kbustamante@flchamber.com   Missed Opportunities and Philosophical Differences Lead to Fewer Votes Cast On Issues That Could Have Made Florida More Competitive TALLAHASSEE, FL. (July 7 , 2015) – Following the 2015 regular and special legislative sessions, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today is releasing actual grades earned by […]

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Florida Chamber Applauds Attorney General and Agriculture Commissioner for Taking Legal Action to Stop the Federal Government’s Waters of the U.S. Rule

July 01, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   TALLAHASSEE, FL. (July 1 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today applauds Attorney General Pam Bondi and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam for standing up for economic development,  small businesses and Florida’s environment by joining a multi-state lawsuit to block the federal government’s […]

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Florida Small Business Owners Optimistic About the Future

June 24, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   45% Expect to Hire in Next Six Months; 76% Expect Increased Sales TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 24 , 2015) – With Florida’s economic recovery continuing to outpace the nation, small businesses continue to lead the way. According to the Florida Chamber’s Small Business Index Survey, […]

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Despite Missed Opportunities and Philosophical Differences, Florida Legislature Passes 20 Florida Chamber-Backed Measures During Regular and Special Legislative Sessions

June 19, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 19 , 2015) – Despite a regular and special legislative session at times filled with missed opportunities and philosophical differences, lawmakers introduced 1,795 bills and passed 232 bills – including 20 Florida Chamber of Commerce-backed measures, the Florida Chamber announced today. […]

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Florida Legislature Passes Florida Chamber Tax Cut Priorities

June 15, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Targeted Tax Reform Package Will Help Lower Cost of Living and Doing Business TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 15 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber applauds the Florida Legislature for their commitment to lowering the cost of living and cost of doing business in Florida by […]

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Florida Chamber Names Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer Executive Regional Board Chair

June 10, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Michael Minton Appointed for 2014-2015 Term in Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Region TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 10 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber today announced Michael Minton, Shareholder and Chair of the Agribusiness Industry Team of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer, has been appointed to a […]

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House Passes Florida Chamber Tax Cut Priorities

June 05, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Targeted Tax Reform Package Will Help Lower Cost of Living and Doing Business TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 5 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today applauds the Florida House of Representatives for their commitment to lowering the cost of living and cost of […]

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Florida Chamber Names Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg P.A. Executive Regional Board Chair

June 05, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com   Lee Sandler Appointed for 2014-2015 Term in Miami-Dade/Monroe County TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 5 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today announced Lee Sandler, Founding Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. and Chair of the Florida Chamber’s International Business Council, has been […]

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