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Governor Signs Public-Private Partnership Measure

June 29, 2013 | |

“Gov. Scott was happy to sign this legislation that encourages private investment and continued job growth in Florida,” said Tupps, adding that the legislation was supported by such groups as the Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, and Associated Industries of Florida, among others.

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National Touring Education Summit Makes Stop in Central Florida

February 28, 2013 | |

The Florida Education Summit “Breaking through Mediocrity” tour stopped in Orlando Wednesday to rally leaders in business and education and to address local education issues.

The summit was hosted by The Institute for a Competitive Workforce, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Chamber Foundation, the Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Florida Council of 100, and AT&T at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld.

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A look at the Florida Constitutional Amendments

October 18, 2012 | |

The Florida Chamber of Commerce knows most voters will walk into the booth on Election Day, read the one paragraph summary on each 11 proposed amendments for the first time and decide by the title if they like it or not.

With a packed November ballot, the business organization this year is out to change that habit.

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Celebrate Florida World Trade Month and National Maritime Day

May 22, 2012 | |

May is World Trade Month, which celebrates the benefits of robust international trade on local, state and national economies.

This year, Florida lawmakers joined with the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, the Florida Ports Council, local governments and a host of maritime businesses to celebrate the inaugural Florida World Trade Month.

Florida World Trade Month is aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of international trade as a major contributor to job creation and economic growth.

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Ambassador Wants to Get Canadians to Fla. Faster

February 08, 2012 | |

By BILL KACZOR – Associated Press TALLAHASSEE — Canada’s ambassador is urging the United States to expand its pre-clearance of tourists from his country so southbound Canadians can get to Florida in time for lunch — and a beer. Ambassador Gary Doer also touted a proposed oil pipeline between Canada and the United States on […]

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