• Florida Chamber Foundation Welcomes Indian River State College’s Bill Solomon to its Future of Work Florida Initiative Advisory Board

    TALLAHASSEE, FL (June 23, 2022)— The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Future of Work Florida Initiative proudly welcomes Bill Solomon, Indian River State College Dean of Workforce Education & Advanced Technology, as a new Advisory Board member. “There is a massive information gap between employers and job seekers, between today’s students and career opportunities that they may pursue,” said Florida Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Mark Wilson. “As a result, the Future of Work Florida Initiative…

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  • Small Business Spotlight: Gwen Cooper, Accessia Health

    What does your business do? Accessia Health is one of only 6 national nonprofits dedicated to providing high-risk and rising-risk people with the healthcare products, services and financial assistance they need regardless of their zip code. In 2021 we provided $4.5M in financial assistance to nearly 1000 Floridians. What’s your biggest concern as a small business owner? As a nonprofit, our concern is with inflation at a 40-year high and prices soaring, that people will…

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  • Florida Chamber of Commerce Unveils 2022 Legislative Report Card and Distinguished Advocates

    Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce unveiled its 2022 Florida Chamber Legislative Report Card, showcasing grades earned by all 160 legislators in the Florida House and Senate based on their votes during the 2022 Legislative Session and Special Session D. “Working together as a unified business community is how we will keep Florida’s economy growing and competitive,” said Florida Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Mark Wilson. “As Florida continues to pace the nation’s economic…

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  • Small Business Spotlight: Tim Delay, JAX LNG

    What does your business do? JAX LNG went into service in 2018 and is a small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility located on the St. John’s River in Jacksonville, FL. It employs about 15 people, with the benefits of being a small facility associated with a larger company. We currently have a liquefaction capacity of 120,000 gallons per day and on-site storage of two million gallons, though we have an expansion project nearing completion that…

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  • A Statement from Mark Wilson, Florida Chamber of Commerce President and CEO regarding the passage of SB 2D

    “I applaud Governor Ron DeSantis’ leadership in calling this special session to stand up for consumers and continue tackling the root causes driving up property insurance rates. As Governor DeSantis rightly pointed out in his proclamation, it is clear Florida has a litigation problem that is costing Florida ratepayers when they can least afford it. The necessary lawsuit abuse reforms the Governor forged consensus around and put forth by Senator Boyd and Representative Trumbull in…

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