Florida Chamber Series on Free Enterprise: Representative John Wood (R-Winter Haven) While Florida is moving in the right direction, Rep. Wood would like to continue strengthening Florida’s insurance market and more importantly, welcoming private capital. “We certainly continue to welcome private capital coming to Florida,” said Rep. Wood. “The combination of the climate cycle along […]
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Florida Chamber Congratulates Former Chamber Board Member Bill Johnson on Being Selected as New Enterprise Florida President and Florida’s Secretary of Commerce
Trade and Logistics Leader Will Create Opportunities for Florida’s Families and Job Creators Florida Chamber Congratulates Former Chamber Board Member Bill Johnson on Being Selected as New Enterprise Florida President and Florida’s Secretary of Commerce Trade and logistics leader will create opportunities for Florida’s families and job creators The Florida Chamber of Commerce is pleased […]
During the past three years, Florida’s state-run insurer Citizens Property Insurance Corporation has seen a drop in the number of policies since its peak of more than 1.5 million. This means Florida policyholders are less likely to have to pay assessments, often called “Hurricane Taxes,” to pay for future damage caused by large storms.
GOOD NEWS…Most employers can expect to see a $30.40 drop per employee in unemployment compensation rates retroactively effective January 1, 2015. This is a reduction of 64 percent and marks the second year in a row that the state unemployment compensation rates have decreased.
The Florida Chamber’s Bottom Line Featuring Michael Carlson “We are in the best positon as a marketplace that we have been in for about 10 years now,” said Michael Carlson, Executive Director of Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF). “Our companies are more solvent, they are better able to make claims, and more importantly our […]
Did you know by the year 2030, Floridians will need 1.3 billion more gallons of water every day, more than a 20 percent increase compared to 2010 demands? With six million more residents and 100 million visitors on the horizon, our state must remain focused on making sure we can meet this growing need.
For UM Sylvester, statewide collaboration is the key to ensuring better outcomes. Listen to this edition of the Florida Chamber’s Series on Free Enterprise to find out how $200 million dollars is being used to recruit some of the best cancer researchers and physicians in the country, to improve our research capability and our ability to deliver state of the art care.
In a unanimous decision, the Florida Supreme Court this morning issued an opinion in the Morales v. Zenith Insurance Company case that upheld the workers’ compensation system as the exclusive remedy for injured parties. A separate tort case had been filed by the claimant’s estate seeking additional damages, which the Court rejected.
Statewide Television News Highlights the Florida Chamber’s Support of Telemedicine In the Florida Chamber’s ongoing efforts to make Florida more competitive, we’re taking our message about how telemedicine can lower overall healthcare costs while providing greater access to care across the state. With six million more residents on the horizon, millions of new visitors each […]