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Government Regulations and Workforce Quality Small Businesses’ Top Issues

TALLAHASSEE (January 25, 2017) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today revealed the results of their quarterly Small Business Index…

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Education

The Florida Chamber Testifies for Better Higher Education Opportunities

During the second committee week of the 2017 legislative session, Brittney Hunt, Director of Talent, Education and Quality of Life…

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Education

Future Workforce Needs To Remain a Florida Focus

Earlier this week, I spoke to the Florida State Board of Education Workforce Workshop on Florida’s workforce trends, and current and…

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Education

Florida Chamber-Backed Education Bills Pass Full Legislature

Furthering Florida’s reputation as a leader in education, the Florida Legislature has passed several Florida Chamber-backed education bills this session.…

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Economic Development

Legislative Agenda Puts Jobs, Growth and Economic Opportunity in the Driver Seat

  Urges Lawmakers to Put Florida’s Long-Term Competitiveness Ahead of Short-Term Political Fixes TALLAHASSEE (November 17, 2015) – As the Florida…

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Did You Know Florida’s Large Businesses Employ More Than Half of the State’s Workforce?

Florida is home to 4,400 large companies that employ more than half of the state’s private sector workforce and capture large shares of…

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Did You Know Millennials Account for 1 in 3 American Workers?

Adults age 18-34, known as the Millennial Generation, have surpassed baby boomers and Gen Xers to become the largest generation in…

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Education

Employers urged to partner with schools to improve workforce

By Marcia Heroux Pounds Sun Sentinel   Kelly Smallridge tells her employees “first you’re a parent and second you’re an…

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Economic Development

Half of Today’s Occupations Will be Obsolete in 2030

Technology and globalization will continue to be a factor in every job and in every sector, causing many of today’s positions to…

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Chamber of Commerce

Florida Chamber Unveils 2015 Legislative Report Card

Missed Opportunities and Philosophical Differences Lead to Fewer Votes Cast On Issues That Could Have Made Florida More Competitive TALLAHASSEE,…

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We are Proud to Call Florida Home

“Choosing Florida means choosing opportunity and economic growth.” – QUINTIN KENDALL Vice President of State Government and Community Affairs, CSX…

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Education

From Learners to Earners – Florida Chamber Education Update

The Florida Chamber believes that a quality education, from early learning to lifelong learning, is Florida’s new economic development strategy.…

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