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CEO of Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando Meets with Business and Political Leaders in Puerto Rico

ORLANDO, Fla – Gaby Ortigoni, President and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO), visited Puerto Rico to continue developing relationships with business and government leaders, as part of their mission to drive economic growth by strengthening Hispanic businesses in Central Florida. Most of HCCMO efforts with Puerto Rico are focused…

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Community Leaders, Elected Officials Celebrate Juneteenth at Bronze Kingdom

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Community leaders and elected officials descended on Bronze Kingdom for Raise Your Glass Promotions’ UNITY Juneteenth Celebration Saturday. Raise Your Glass Promotions curates high end networking events on and Decades Parties for the predominantly African American business community in Orlando. Its UNITY networking events always feature a panel discussion with community…

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Florida Chamber Honors State Rep. Randy Fine for ‘Game Changing’ School Choice Legislation

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce honored State Representative Randy Fine (R-Brevard) with the Distinguished Advocate Award during its Learners to Earners Workforce Summit at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Tuesday, and he wasn’t alone. Florida Chamber President and CEO Mark Wilson recognized a total of 23 Florida lawmakers for…

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Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis Shares Vision of ‘Bright Future’ for Florida at Education Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis invited business leaders to share his office’s vision of a bright future for Florida’s education and workforce during the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit at the Wyndham Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Tuesday. “At the Lottery, our mission is simple: to be able…

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Cruise Giant Norwegian Threatens to Skip Florida’s Ports

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is threatening to keep its ships out of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. The company says the law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is at odds with guidelines from federal health authorities that…

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Governor DeSantis Highlights Florida’s Vital Cruise Industry, Calls on CDC to Rescind No-Sail Order

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (FNN) – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, P.E. held a roundtable discussion with cruise industry executives and employees to highlight the importance of this critical industry to Florida’s economy. At the roundtable, Governor DeSantis called on the United States…

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Wall Street Closes Higher After Fed Says Will Keep Rates Low

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed higher Wednesday, reversing an early slide after the Federal Reserve reassured Wall Street that it expects to keep its key interest rate near zero through 2023. The central bank’s renewed commitment to leaving rates at rock bottom lows comes even as its latest economic forecast calls for growth of…

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