• Breaking News: State Insurer of Last Resort Hits 1 Million Policies

    After several months of exponential growth, including nearly 70,000 new policies since June 30, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation has hit 1 million insurance properties. Citizens Property Insurance is the state-created insurer of last resort, and this milestone further demonstrates that Florida’s insurance market is in crisis. Causing this influx of new policies into Citizens, in the last year, seven insurance companies have been forced out of business and into receivership or liquidation. Several more insurers…

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  • Florida’s Opportunity Economy Sets National Example

    Co-Authored By: Dr. Ben Tabatabaei, Florida Chamber of Commerce Chief Economist & Executive Director of the International Center for Economic Development, and Dave Sobush, CEcD, Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation You may have seen the Wallstreet Journal’s article “The Great Pandemic Wealth Migration” highlighting their take on Florida’s economic results and leadership. The Florida Chamber Foundation has been working to unite the Florida business community for decades to grow and diversify its…

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  • Florida Chamber Foundation Welcomes Coca-Cola Beverages Florida’s David Cross to its Future of Work Florida Initiative Advisory Board

    The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Future of Work Florida Initiative proudly welcomes David Cross, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida’s Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, as an inaugural Advisory Board member. Launched in 2022, the Future of Work Florida Initiative includes a multi-year plan to unite and harness the power of thousands of Florida businesses, dozens of local chambers, economic development groups, education partners, HR leaders, hiring managers, and more to turn the current workforce crisis into…

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  • Chief Economist Corner: The U.S. Is Officially Facing A Recession, But Florida’s Economy Continues To Grow

    The Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Chamber Foundation’s team of researchers continuously monitors thousands of metrics and data regarding Florida’s economy.  The U.S. is officially facing a recession, but Florida’s economy continues to grow. Historically, a recession has been defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth of economic output in real GDP. Data shows the nation’s economy contracted in the first quarter of 2022 (Q1 2022) by -1.6% of growth, and the…

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  • Florida Chamber Promotes Carolyn Johnson to Vice President of Government Affairs

    The Florida Chamber of Commerce today announced the promotion of Carolyn Johnson to Vice President of Government Affairs. In her new role, she will manage the development and strategic implementation of the Florida Chamber’s annual legislative agenda, the Florida Business Agenda, and lead the Florida Chamber’s team of professional, connected and experienced lobbyists to represent the interests of the business community before policymakers. Carolyn will also oversee the continued growth of the strategic initiatives led…

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