Every community benefits from small business success, so in case you don’t get your shopping fill on Black Friday, we encourage you to participate in Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 29.
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Florida job creators added 32,000 private-sector jobs during October, which helped lower the state’s unemployment rate to 6.0 percent. Low tax, pro-growth policies are making a difference for families. Consider that:
The latest edition of The Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Bottom Line features Dr. John Armstrong, Florida Surgeon General, who talks about Healthiest Weight Florida, cancer centers and the role Florida’s businesses can take in lowering healthcare costs. From job creation to education reform, Florida is headed in the right direction again. And when it comes […]
Building a competitive business climate in our state requires fostering a diverse talent pool for businesses to choose from. Each industry has a need, just as each Floridian does. Yet, as we continue to focus on getting Floridians back to work, there is a large population that often gets overlooked.
Elections have consequences, and at stake in 2014 were jobs and the economy – “dinner table” issues impacting all Floridians. The Florida Chamber’s Political Team routinely tracks the pulse of voters, and with polling results showing jobs and education as their top issue, the Florida Chamber’s Business Agenda became the theme for our year-long, $7 […]
More than 1.5 million veterans call Florida home. Ten percent of Florida vets are women and one of every 13 Floridians is a veteran. With number like these, it’s no wonder that Florida is one of the most veteran-friendly states in the nation.
When the Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in a high profile workers’ comp case (Castellanos v. Next Door Company,) a Florida Chamber of Commerce and Florida Justice Reform Institute joint amicus brief served as a defense tool in a battle to maintain caps on attorneys’ fees in workers’ comp cases.
Local newspapers are warning their readers of the many problems with Amendment 2. Here’s what some of them had to say.
The election on November 4th will define the future of our state. Now more than ever, Florida needs your vote. There are three ways to vote: Vote early Vote by absentee ballot Vote on November 4 Share this video – Your Vote Matters. Paid political advertisement paid for by the Florida Chamber of PAC, […]
Florida job creators added 12,800 private-sector jobs over the month of September which helped lower Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 6.1%, down two basis points to one of the lowest since the recession began.