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Donald Trump takes aim at Barack Obama’s efforts to curb global warming

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Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama‘s sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels. As part of the roll-back, Trump will initiate a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The regulation,…

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FPL chief Eric Silagy joins U.S. Chamber Board of Directors

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Florida Power & Light CEO Eric Silagy was named Thursday to the Board of Directors of the influential U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Silagy, a former chair of the Florida Chamber, is now one of a group of 100 prominent business leaders tapped to promote pro-business legislation and issues nationwide. The U.S. Chamber represents over 3 million businesses from across all industry sectors and regions of the country. Silagy will serve a two-year term. Juno Beach-based FPL is the nation’s third largest…

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Dennis Ross awarded U.S. Chamber Spirit of Enterprise Award

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for championing business growth and jobs policies during the 113th Congress. This is the 26th year the Chamber formally recognized a select group of lawmakers. Ross, the Lakeland Republican representing Florida’s 15th Congressional District, serves as senior deputy majority whip. “The Federal Government does not create jobs, small businesses in our local communities do,” Ross said. “I am honored to receive the Spirit of Enterprise Award,…

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