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WTXL ABC 27: 2015 Rock by the Sea Preparations Underway

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Get ready to rock! This years “Rock by the Sea” kicks off on Thursday. The music festival runs through Sunday at Harry A’s Restaurant on St. George Island. Golfers can hit the green at the St. James Bay Golf Resort for the “Rock by the Tee Golf Tournament”. To register for […]

Sun Sentinel: Health care exchange program would help Florida economy

By Julio Fuentes As the president and CEO of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, I speak to business owners and leaders every day, and I’ve heard their concerns over health care coverage in our state. Business owners are suffering from rising health insurance premiums and communities are struggling to care for their uninsured […]

Tampa Bay Times: Complex tax code hobbles growth

Beer. For more than 20 years, my family and I have brewed it, cooked with it and served it to thousands of happy customers in Tampa Bay and other selected areas of the United States. Over the years, we have employed thousands of people in Tampa Bay, and paid millions of dollars in taxes — […]

Nassau County Record: Access to vaccines needs to expand

Tampa Bay Times: Legislation restores judicial fairness

Wednesday’s letters: Legislation restores judicial fairness Proposal restores judicial fairness Virtually everyone agrees that our courts should provide a fair and balanced civil litigation system for all people, industries and businesses. Unfortunately, Florida courts are operating two different systems for civil cases, treating some businesses more harshly than others with no basis in the law. […]

Sun Sentinel: It’s time to fix Florida’s problem with punitive damages

When it comes to our legal system, we all know that a reasonable approach is a necessary in helping the business community thrive and grow. As an organization, the Associated Industries of Florida advocates for a fair and balanced civil litigation system for all industries and businesses. Unfortunately, this is not what we have in […]

Orlando Sentinel: Julio Fuentes: Florida jobs, growth depend on Congress’ endorsing free trade

When Americans are asked what some of their biggest concerns are for the future of our country, the economy and unemployment continue to be high on the list. Some states, like Florida, have fared better than others in terms of an economic turnaround, but in both Florida and the rest of the United States, there […]

The Tampa Tribune: Cynthia Henderson: Free trade equals prosperity for Sunshine State

Free trade is one of the most important factors in Florida’s economic success. Our state exports about $100 billion in goods and services each year, supporting more than 2 million jobs. Although Florida’s economy is steadily improving, we need to expand trade in order to continue to drive growth and prosperity forward in the Sunshine […]