Pension Reform

Teachers’ Union Change Stripped from Education Bill

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, News4Jax TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Senate Education Committee on Tuesday rejected a House proposal that could force teachers’…

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Florida Counties, Schools Face Higher State Pension Contributions

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida counties will have to contribute an additional $66 million to…

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Join Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis at 2018 Capitol Days

  Register   The fight to make Florida more competitive for job creators is more important than ever. Join Florida’s…

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Pension Reform and Florida’s Opioid Crisis Tops Discussion During Florida Chamber’s November Board of Governor’s Webinar Spotlighting Florida 2030

Thank you to those who were able to join us this week for the Florida Chamber’s Board of Governors monthly…

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Government Pension Liability Rises to $27.9 Billion

“State analysts agreed Thursday to lower the expected rate of return on Florida’s $154 billion pension fund, which will put more pressure…

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Florida Chamber Foundation Focuses on Future of Florida At Annual Future of Florida Forum

Orlando, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2017) – The Florida Chamber Foundation this week is gathering business and industry leaders and elected…

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Register Today for the 2017 Future of Florida Forum

  Register     Agenda     Hotel   By 2030, nearly 26 million Floridians will call Florida home. Is Florida ready…

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Florida Chamber Unveils 2017 Legislative Report Card

Releases How They Voted and Highlights 16 Distinguished Advocates Tallahassee, Fla. (July 14, 2017) – Following the 2017 Legislative Session…

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Chicago Public Schools Takes Out $275 Million Loan

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools has turned to JPMorgan Chase for a $275 million loan to keep operating through…

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2017 Legislative Summary

  Download Legislative Summary   “Thanks to the thousands of businesses that stood with the Florida Chamber to help make…

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Negative Signals From Florida Legislature Contribute to Slump in Job Numbers

Headlines across Florida are highlighting the strong private-sector jobs created in January. It’s true, January was a banner month for…

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High Probability Pension Reform Policy Will Be Filed In Coming Weeks

The Florida Chamber has had several productive meetings with members of both the House and the Senate on the topic…

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Florida Chamber of Commerce 2017 Agenda To #MakeFLMoreCompetitive Through Jobs And Economic Growth

Urges Lawmakers to Make Florida More Competitive and Create Economic Opportunity for Millions of Floridians TALLAHASSEE, FL (January 12, 2017) –…

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Rep. Matt Caldwell Discusses Comprehensive Water Bill, AOB and Pension Reform

“It’s no secret water is a key component to our success here in Florida.” Rep. Matt Caldwell, (R-Lehigh Acres) Rep.…

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Rep. Caldwell Outlines Long-Term Pension Goals

For a more competitive Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce believes that creating fiscally stable governments through modern and sustainable…

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