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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...
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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.
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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."
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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. 
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Local Republicans in Florida Go After One of Their Own in State Rep. Randy...

Fine, who has run on the mantle of being a conservative Republican, faces a primary challenge from Marcy Adkins on Tuesday.
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Florida Chamber of Commerce Launches Safety Council

The Florida Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday that it was creating a statewide Safety Council that will unify businesses in making Florida the safest state in the country. An incubator for research, leadership and...

Business, Medical Groups Ask Ron DeSantis for Executive Order Protecting Healthcare Providers from Frivolous...

The groups asked DeSantis to issue an executive order on the matter and provided him with a model he could use.    
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Florida Delegation Cheers Donald Trump Signing USMCA Into Law

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., who announced earlier that month that he was going to stick to a campaign promise and not run again in 2020, was the only member of the Florida delegation to vote against the bill.
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