Economic Development

One Million New Jobs In Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (December 18, 2015) – Below is a statement from Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, regarding today’s announcement that Florida has secured one million new jobs since December 2010.

“The Florida Chamber of Commerce congratulates Florida’s job creators for creating one million private-sector jobs in the last five years, and Governor Rick Scott for his leadership in creating a business climate favorable for job creation. Making Florida first for private-sector jobs is good for Florida’s families and our state’s economy.

The Florida Chamber looks forward to working with Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature to make Florida even more competitive, further strengthening our state’s business climate, and to continue securing Florida’s future.”



The Florida Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and the state’s largest federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations, aggressively representing small and large businesses from every industry and every region. The Florida Chamber works within all branches of government to affect those changes set forth in the annual Florida Business Agenda, and which are seen as critical to secure Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber works closely with its Political Operations and the Florida Chamber Foundation. Visit for more information.

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