Tag: Enterprise Florida
Many Floridaa children are not ready for kindergarten, a need that must be addressed now.

Mitch PerryMarch 31, 2015
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A Florida House Committee on Tuesday passed a bill (HB 451) that would replenish a tax incentives program to woo Hollywood film, television and digital productions to Florida, but it wasn’t easy. Orlando Republican Mike Miller is sponsoring the bill in the House, while Nancy Detert from Venice is carrying it once again in the Senate. For the past […]

Peter SchorschMarch 23, 2015
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It’s been an interesting six months for Republican political operative Mike Grissom, someone we’ve described as one of the brightest minds in Florida politics. After inexplicably leaving the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the former Executive Director of the Republican Party of Florida quarterbacked Leslie Dougher’s unsuccessful re-election bid as Chair of the RPOF. Since then, […]

Ryan RayFebruary 28, 2015
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Former Enterprise Florida CEO and de facto Scott administration jobs czar Gray Swoope penned a farewell letter on Friday, marking the final chapter of his transition from the public-private sector to the private sector. After expressing his gratitude to the likes of Gov. Rick Scott and EFI Vice Chair Alan Becker, Swoope included an interesting detail at the missive’s very end: […]

William PatrickFebruary 10, 2015
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Office Depot is packing up its corporate bags and shipping out of the Sunshine State, but not before scoring millions in state and local taxpayer incentives. The Boca Raton business giant announced this past Wednesday that Staples Inc., its chief office supplies competitor, is buying the Fortune 300 company and moving its South Florida corporate […]

Mitch PerryDecember 15, 2014
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Business and political leaders in Tampa Bay have been putting an intense focus on establishing trade relations in Central and South America in recent  years, making excursions to Columbia, Panama and most recently, Chile. Now they’re targeting Brazil. On Monday morning, the Florida Chamber of Commerce presented a two-hour discussion on creating business opportunities with the largest country […]


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