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Florida Chamber CEO Delivers Unexpected Message

  Janelle O’Dea, Bradenton Herald, February 17, 2017 On Wednesday, Florida Chamber of Commerce CEO Mark Wilson delivered a somewhat…

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JUST RELEASED: More than 3.1 Million Floridians in Poverty

By 2030, Florida is expected to grow to 26 million residents and will welcome more than 150 million visitors per…

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O’Hara: Florida Chamber’s Scorecard Raises Flags About Jobs, Senior Tsunami

Originally Published in the Sun Sentinel by the Editorial Page Editor, April 12, 2017   If you like to paint…

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One in six Floridians live in poverty

Originally Published in the Herald Tribune by Dale White, February 22, 2017   Although he received a positive reception from…

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Promoting Opportunity and Prosperity Takes on Greater Significance

Bradenton Herald, February 17, 2017 By Mark Wilson As the 16th-largest economy in the world, creating one out of every…

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Breaking the Cycle of Generational Poverty

This weekend, Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, discussed the importance of economic opportunity for…

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High School Dropouts Lose $250,000 in Lifetime Earnings

How do we ensure that Florida’s children are prepared to succeed in education and in life? It starts with early…

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WATCH: Florida Chamber President Urges Congress to Begin Breaking The Cycle of Generational Poverty Through Economic Opportunity

Read the Congressional Testimony “The battle of this generation is between economic equality and economic opportunity – between those who…

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Florida Chamber President Urges Congress to Begin Breaking The Cycle of Generational Poverty Through Economic Opportunity

“The battle of this generation is between economic equality and economic opportunity – between those who believe that everyone is…

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Housing the Homeless Could Save Floridians Millions of Dollars Each Year

Florida’s homeless population ranks third largest in the nation. The 2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report estimated that nearly 36,000 adults in…

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1 in 4 Florida Children Are Living in Poverty

Almost half of all children born in poverty remain in poor economic conditions into adulthood, and in Florida, 1 in…

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More Than Half of Florida’s Children Qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch

As the new school year begins, more than 50 percent of Florida families with school-aged children will qualify for free and reduced school…

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Economic Freedom is Key to Greater Opportunities for All

Without question, the American Dream is under attack. Unions and big government advocates want to mandate wages, while George Soros…

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