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Governor and Cabinet Proclaim May as Florida World Trade Month

May 05, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com     Florida Chamber, Trade Partners Champion Trade’s Role in Florida’s Economy TALLAHASSEE, FL. (May 5, 2015) – Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet today declared May as Florida World Trade Month, presenting a proclamation to the Florida Chamber of Commerce and […]

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Florida Chamber’s Alice Ancona Named Person of the Year by Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders

April 27, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 27, 2015) – Alice Ancona, Director of Global Outreach at the Florida Chamber of Commerce was named Person of the Year by the Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, Inc. (FCBF) during a Miami ceremony last Saturday. Ancona was honored for her […]

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Florida Chamber-Backed Freight Logistics Bill Passes

April 24, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com Rep. Ray’s Bill Will Help Make Florida the Hub for Global Trade TALLAHASSEE, FL. (April 24, 2015) – Today, a Florida Chamber-backed bill to invest in Florida’s transportation and logistics infrastructure and make Florida more globally competitive is on the way to Governor Scott’s office. […]

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Florida Chamber Champions Healthcare Expansion & Lower Premiums During Central Florida Partnership Business Briefing

April 24, 2015 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 eousley@flchamber.com CEO Mark Wilson Says: Expand Healthcare and Give Us Our Eight Percent Back ORLANDO, FL. (April 24, 2015) – Florida Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Wilson today told a sold-out crowd attending the Central Florida Partnership Business Briefing that Florida should expand healthcare […]

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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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