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Phil AmmannApril 2, 2015
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3min4
Two new political ads from the Seminole Tribe of Florida again call on state lawmakers to renew a key provision of the 2009 gambling agreement set to expire July 31. The ads arrive as Florida considers the future of gaming in Florida, including the renewal of The Seminole Compact, the agreement giving the Tribe exclusive rights to operate […]

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As the Senate Health Policy committee prepared to pass a Medicaid expansion on Tuesday, Florida Chamber President and CEO Mark Wilson advised the panel that his association couldn’t support the measure. His opposition had nothing to do with expanding Medicaid to working uninsured adults. Instead, the opposition to PCB 7044 lies in the fact that […]

Phil AmmannMarch 9, 2015
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Two major pro-business groups, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association are calling for renewal of the gambling agreement between state lawmakers and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. In a television ad released Monday, Mark Wilson, president and CEO of the  Chamber and Carol Dover, president and CEO of the restaurant […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 1, 2015
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2min5
Florida Chamber of Commerce leaders will not enter the debate between Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members about longtime state Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty. Chamber President Mark Wilson told reporters that McCarty was “doing a good job,” during the tenure of Gov. Charlie Crist, who Wilson called “the worst governor” in U.S. history. However, Wilson clarified that the entire agency failed to do a good job […]

Phil AmmannNovember 14, 2014
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After examining the 2014 election results, the Florida Chamber of Commerce team hit upon one central theme. When it comes to voters, jobs matter. The Florida electorate clearly wanted to go forward with the state’s private-sector jobs agenda. So does the Chamber. In announcing its post-election wrap-up on Thursday, Chamber President Mark Wilson pointed out that […]

Phil AmmannNovember 14, 2014
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After examining the 2014 election results, the Florida Chamber of Commerce team hit upon one central theme. When it comes to voters, jobs matter. The Florida electorate clearly wanted to go forward with the state’s private-sector jobs agenda. So does the Chamber. In announcing its post-election wrap-up on Thursday, Chamber President Mark Wilson pointed out that […]


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