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Chamber, Trade association oppose deregulation of utilities

Business leaders typically fight for deregulation but not so when it comes to the powerful privately-owned utilities. The News Service of Florida reports: Two of…

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Florida Chamber names Fred Donovan Jr. its Pensacola Regional Board Chair

The Florida Chamber of Commerce today announces Fred Donovan Jr., P.E. Principal of Baskerville-Donovan Inc., has been appointed to a one-year term as the Florida…

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Florida Chamber warns rate hike jeopardizes job growth

Florida’s 59 consecutive months of private sector job growth may soon be in jeopardy as job creators prepare for a proposed 19.6 percent workers’ compensation…

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Florida chamber says small business bullish on economic recovery

Florida’s small businesses are optimistic about the future of the state’s economic recovery, with nearly 60 percent of respondents expecting the economy to improve during…

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Florida Senate panel moves to expand health coverage

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Trying to build momentum amid continued opposition from House leaders, a Senate panel Tuesday approved a plan…

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Florida Chamber poll shows voters more confident

Press release: Florida voters are increasingly more confident about the direction Florida is headed, yet remain significantly concerned about the federal government, according to the…

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Florida Chamber offers alternative health insurance plan

The Florida Chamber of Commerce today released its “Smarter Healthcare Coverage in Florida” plan, a seven-point comprehensive healthcare plan that “calls for bending the cost…

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Context Florida: Sanity comes to immigration reform debate

My latest column for Context Florida: A political odd couple recently held a press conference in Tallahassee on what has been a hot button issue…

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Florida Chamber hands out grades for local lawmakers

The Florida Chamber of Commerce today released the actual grades earned by all members of the House and Senate on the Florida Chamber’s 2014 Legislative…

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