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Florida Chamber of Commerce Highlights 2023 Legislative Agenda

This week, the Florida Chamber of Commerce launched its 2023 Florida Business Agenda, highlighting where it stands on key business priorities for the upcoming legislative session. The Florida Chamber’s annual “Where We Stand” business agenda...

Florida Chamber-Backed Candidates Win Big Across the Sunshine State

The Florida Chamber of Commerce announced that 113 of 115 candidates it backed won on Election Day. “This diverse group of candidates have committed to securing Florida’s future by focusing on free enterprise principles and...

Florida Republicans Set to Win State Cabinet Races, Poll Shows

The Florida Chamber of Commerce released a poll of likely voters on Wednesday, showing Republican candidates in good position to win state Cabinet races. Running for a second term, state Attorney General Ashley Moody takes...

Ron DeSantis Easily Besting Charlie Crist in New Florida Chamber Poll

The Florida Chamber of Commerce released a poll on Wednesday showing Gov. Ron DeSantis with a “commanding” lead over former Gov. Charlie Crist. DeSantis is increasingly getting attention as a possible Republican presidential candidate in...

Florida Chamber Unveils Trade and Logistics Study

Insisting that the Sunshine State can be in the top 10 global economies, the Florida Chamber Foundation released its “Florida Trade & Logistics 2030“ study this week. “As global supply chains change, Florida can be...
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Florida TaxWatch Releases Report on Manufacturing in the Sunshine State

On Wednesday, Florida TaxWatch, an independent, nonpartisan policy research institute, released a report entitled “Manufacturing a Transformational Shift: Expanding Florida’s Workforce Development Through Sector Strategies.” The report features a comprehensive summary of the 2021 MakeMore...

Florida Chamber of Commerce Releases 2022 Legislative Agenda

With the state Legislature kicking off its regular session in Tallahassee this week, on Wednesday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce unveiled its “2022 Jobs and Competitiveness Agenda” highlighting where it stands on key business...

Florida Could Be Next as States Being Sued Over Cutting Off Jobless Benefits

Union groups are representing several plaintiffs in states like Indiana, Virginia, Maryland and Texas for canceling the supplemental unemployment benefits early.

DEO Launches Florida’s Return to Work Initiative

This initiative is focused on encouraging Floridians to return to the workforce, helping employers attract job seekers, and continuing to fuel the state’s economic growth.

New Poll Shows Working Parents Across Florida Impacted by Child Care Issues During Pandemic

A new survey finds that offering benefits for working parents across the Sunshine State could help businesses become more competitive when it comes to hiring and retaining employees.

Jimmy Patronis Calls for More COVID-19 Liability Protections for Businesses at Pensacola ‘Rally at...

“No doubt, unless we take action to protect our small businesses, we’ll see big problems: businesses will close, insurance rates will continue to grow, and critical services will get squeezed."

Jimmy Patronis Fights to Offer Florida Businesses COVID-19 Liability Protections

Joined by state leaders, lawmakers and business owners, Patronis called on Floridians to patronize and support local businesses and asked legislators to work together to pass liability protections to get Florida’s economy back on its feet.