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Florida Chamber: Capitol Days focus on issues important to business community

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Florida Chamber of Commerce members are taking over Tallahassee. The 2016 Florida Chamber’s Capitol Days kicks off Wednesday. The two-day event is meant to give the business community a chance to interact with lawmakers and advocate for issues that are important to them. Edie Ousley, the chamber’s vice president of public affairs, said the annual event offers the business community a chance “to talk about issues concerning job creators throughout Florida.” “We’ll focus on business climate issues,” said Ousley, who…

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Bill Day’s latest: What is Rick Scott running for, anyway?

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Where is Rick Scott running? Scott continues to raise campaign cash as the Florida Chamber of Commerce gave $400,000 to the political action committee controlled by the Republican governor, one of the largest contributions ever from the group. Bill Day’s latest asks an obvious question: Why? If anything, “Let’s Get to Work” has been – in the words of Matt Dixon of POLITICO – prolific. During Scott’s successful 2014 re-election effort, “Work” broke records for Florida fundraising, remaining very active…

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