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Pete Antonacci: Amazon proposals ‘incentive-bearing’ as possible

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Enterprise Florida CEO Pete Antonacci said Thursday that pursuit of a new east coast headquarters planned by Amazon is his organization’s top priority right now, as the state’s economic development corporation coordinates bids from at least four different Sunshine State cities and encourages them to emphasize tax giveaway incentives. Speaking to the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Future of Florida Forum in Orlando Thursday, Antonacci said packages including financial incentives are being pulled together in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and South Florida…

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Marian Johnson: Donald Trump needs to get out white voters; Hillary Clinton, independent voters

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The close presidential race in Florida offers two very different paths to victory for the candidates, with Donald Trump‘s campaign needing to bring out white voters and Hillary Clinton needing to appeal to independent voters, according to Florida Chamber of Commerce polling guru Marian Johnson. Johnson laid out the latest findings of the chamber’s political polling Thursday night at the Future of Florida Forum in Orlando, showing Democrat Clinton with a two-point lead overall in a Sept. 16 survey, a…

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Florida Chamber announces Future of Florida Forum, #BringABook initiative with Volunteer Florida

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Business leaders, experts and elected officials will gather together to discuss securing Florida’s future at the annual Future of Florida Forum hosted by the Florida Chamber Foundation. The forum is Sept. 28 and 29 at the Omni Orlando Resort, 1500 Masters Blvd. in ChampionsGate. As part of the first-ever event is the #BringABook initiative, a partnership between the Chamber and Volunteer Florida where organizers ask business, community and elected leaders attending the forum to bring new or gently used elementary-school-level books. Volunteer…

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