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Analysis: Florida posts 12th highest drop in food stamps participants

Florida ranked No. 12 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

DESTIN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Destin & Fort Walton Beach Chambers Create Taste & Business Showcase

On Thursday, March 28, the Destin and Greater Fort Walton Beach chambers of commerce will present a new event to the community – the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Taste & Business Showcase.

FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Global Florida Webinar to be held Jan. 31

International trade plays a significant role in fueling Florida’s economic and job growth engine, supporting more than two million jobs in Florida – that’s one-in-five jobs.

BAY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: First Friday to be held Feb.1

Going strong since 1957, First Friday is one of the Chamber’s most popular events.

Analysis: Florida not on track to tax online sales

Florida is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Florida State University athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

Florida State University sports programs brought in $297,721 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Florida that year, according to a Florida Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Florida posted 12th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Florida ranked No. 12 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

AIC releases report supporting jobs in local communities, looks ahead to working Scott

The American Investment Council (AIC) released a report this week that shows how the private equity industry is supporting jobs and investing money in the communities of new congressional members.

WESTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Business Owner's Mastermind Group to be held Jan. 23

The Business Owner's Mastermind Group is designed to support business owners who navigate through the challenges of entrepreneurship by taking advantage of and sharing our collective experience, and stories to assist each other succeed in the business world.

NGA HUMAN RESOURCES: NGA Human Resources Partners with Gospel Technology to Pilot Blockchain in HR & Payroll Processes

Hemel Hempstead, UK: NGA Human Resources, the global HR and payroll services company, has today announced a partnership with Gospel Technology.

ENGAGE PEO: Safety First: OSHA Reporting Requirements

Each year, employers must complete and post the OSHA Summary Page Form 300A, even if no work-related injuries or illnesses occurred during the year.

State institution: These 2-year Florida schools attract the fewest in-state students

Orion College, Professional Hands Institute and Med-Life Institute-Lauderdale Lakes enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year Florida schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Florida posted 8th lowest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Florida ranked No. 38 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

WESTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Membership Breakfast - January 15, 2019

The Chamber's Membership Breakfast is held monthly, with Chamber members and community leaders in attendance.

ST. PETERSBURG AREA CHMABER OF COMMERCE: Sustainability Committee Meeting Sponsored by Tucker/Hall to be held Jan. 16

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® supports public policy that provides stability for the economic needs of today and economic growth for tomorrow.

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