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Litigation reform, fraud protection key in Chamber conference

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The Florida Chamber of Commerce intends to push the Florida Legislature this year and candidates next year to focus on tort reform to ease Florida’s increasing reputation as a place where litigation is a high cost of doing business.

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CFO Jeff Atwater reminds consumers to plan before braving Black Friday crowds

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The days after Thanksgiving have become the top shopping weekend of the year for many retailers and the National Retail Federation expects more than 135 million Americans will shop retail deals over the holiday weekend. While Black Friday deals may be enticing, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and the Department of Financial Services say shoppers need to make a plan and a budget before braving the crowds. Most financial planners say shoppers should spend no more than 1.5 percent…

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