While Washington remains stuck in neutral, Florida continues leading as a national model for economic growth, job creation and academic achievement – the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF) said today. This shared message – “Succeed Florida!” – proudly appears on a Tallahassee billboard, and debunks another area billboard message encouraging Florida to secede from the union.
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To ensure Florida remains a leader in protecting the environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken steps to withdraw its overlapping water rules in favor of Florida’s scientifically-backed numeric nutrient criteria (NNC), an action long-supported by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
Vehicle Registration Fee Roll Back Will Save Floridians & Small Businesses $1 Billion Over Three Years
Floridians and small businesses will keep more than $1 billion throughout the next three years under a vehicle registration fee roll back measure Governor Rick Scott signed into law today.
Florida Regional Councils Association Unveils New Economic Scorecard Website Utilizing Six Pillars Metrics
lorida’s Regional Planning Councils received a new suite of economic development tools recently, as the Florida Regional Councils Association launched a new website on regional metrics, FloridaRPCScorecard.com. Each of Florida’s eleven regional planning councils will now be able to compare statistics ranging from High School Graduation Rates and Trade Imports to Employment by Industry and Relative Housing Prices.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231850-521-1231 email@example.com Governor Scott Signs Veteran-Friendly Florida GI Bill TALLAHASSEE, FL (March 31, 2014) – Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott solidified Florida’s role as one of the most veteran and military friendly states in the nation by signing into law the Florida GI Bill- a Florida Chamber of […]
U.S. Chamber & Florida Chamber Release TV Ad Showing Lawsuits Cost Florida Families $3,400 Each Per Year
The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) and the Florida Chamber of Commerce today released a 30-second television ad titled, “Jars.” The ad highlights the high cost of lawsuit abuse in Florida and shows the detrimental effect that plaintiffs’ trial lawyers have on the state’s court system.
The Florida House Civil Justice Subcommittee today took important steps to help improve Florida’s 41st worst legal climate by passing a Florida Chamber of Commerce-backed legal reform bill.
Today, Florida’s Veterans received a huge salute when lawmakers passed the Florida Chamber of Commerce-backed Florida GI bill – a measure that provides in-state tuition to Veterans, allows businesses to give hiring preferences to Veterans and protects military bases from encroachment.
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 […]
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 […]