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Class Project Follow-up: LT '13's RICH House Renovation

Posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016 By tampachamber

By Kerry O'Reilly, Tampa Bay Times Marketing Director, LT '15Fast Facts:What is the RICH House?The RICH House serves disadvantaged children and their families in the communities of Sulphur Springs and Robles Park. The acronym stands for Resources In ...

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Member News 4/21/16 – 4/28/16

Posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016 By tampachamber

Member News Feldman Equities CEO Larry Feldman Shares an Update on the Mixed-use Tower Trinity Cafe Open Second Location to Feed Homeless, Needy 3 Daughters Brewing Expands with New FacilityMember Events April 29: The Sustany Foundation 8th Annual ...

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LT 2016: TIA/Economic Development Day

Posted Monday, April 25, 2016 By tampachamber

By Andrew "Drew" Jenkins, Shareholder, Bush Ross P.A.With a notebook stolen from my wife and a pen scavenged from our junk drawer in the early morning hours, I joined our LT '16 class aboard the morning bus headed to what used to be one of the best ...

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Meet MaryBeth Williams, Senior Director of Leadership Programs

Posted Monday, April 25, 2016 By tampachamber

By Kerry O’Reilly, Tampa Bay Times Marketing Director, LT ‘15The Tampa Chamber welcomes MaryBeth Williams to the team as Senior Director, Leadership Programs. This position, most recently held by Lorrie Hero, carries the responsibility ...

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Share Your Expertise

Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016 By tampachamber

Guest Speakers Needed for the Summer and Fall SemestersPresenting to a classroom provides opportunities to influence the development of our local talent.Tampa’s local College and University Professors are seeking classroom Guest Speakers in ...

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Complete Results from Recent Transportation Poll

Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016 By tampachamber

TAMPA, Fla. – An overwhelming 97% of respondents rate the level of traffic congestion they face in Hillsborough County as either “extremely congested” or “somewhat congested,” according to a transportation poll ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Monday, April 11, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of CommerceChamber releases results from recent transportation poll: The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce commissioned a poll of most likely voters on the issue of ...

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Chamber Releases Results from Recent Transportation Poll

Posted Thursday, April 7, 2016 By tampachamber

TAMPA, Fla. –The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce recently commissioned a poll of most likely voters on the issue of transportation in Hillsborough County to provide objective information to help guide the Chamber as we discuss potential ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Monday, April 4, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of CommerceTransportation funding races past healthcare and education in budget: The Tampa Bay Times noted this week that state transportation funding has grown by 55% since ...

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LT 2016: Sports Day

Posted Monday, March 28, 2016 By tampachamber

By Tim Ford, Shareholder, Hill Ward Henderson LT 2016 Sports Day can probably be summed up as "how to keep fans in the stands" day. This theme permeated our conversations with Tampa Bay Rays president Brian Auld, Tampa Bay Lighting president Steve ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Monday, March 21, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of CommerceTampa does well after Gov. Scott’s budget vetoes: Governor Rick Scott signed the state budget as soon as it landed on his desk this week. The Governor only ...

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Find Your Future Workforce Today!

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2016 By tampachamber

By Connie Gee-Abate, Strategic Initiatives, Greater Tampa Chamber of CommerceDid you know? The Greater Tampa Chamber’s Academic Partners have well over 300,000 students who are now preparing to become the future workforce of the Greater Tampa ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Monday, March 14, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of CommerceLegislative Session comes to a close: The State Legislature passed an $82.3 billion budget today in the last day of session. It passed the House 119-1 and 40-0 in ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Monday, March 7, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of CommerceScott awaits budget without priorities: The Florida Legislature continued negotiations this week on a budget that lacks two of Governor Rick Scott’s ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Friday, February 26, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Beckner presents the third County transportation plan: About five weeks until a planned April 6 vote on a countywide transportation referendum, Commissioner ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Monday, February 15, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce House & Senate pass budgets $1b apart: The Florida House and Senate each passed their budgets this week, but a $1 billion gap in spending is just part of the ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Monday, February 1, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Moffitt part of White House’s “moonshot” to cure cancer: Executives with Moffitt Cancer Center were in Washington Thursday as President Obama ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Saturday, January 23, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Governor approves Legislature’s priorities; would also like his approved: Gov. Rick Scott signed into law the legislature’s priorities this week: the ...

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Policy & Transportation Digest

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2016 By tampachamber

By Michael Maurino, Director of Government Relations, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Uber is rolling, or not rolling: Ridesharing legislation this week took another step to the State House floor when the House Economic Affairs Committee approved ...

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2016 Legislative Session Begins

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2016 By tampachamber

The 2016 Legislative Session began in Tallahassee today. Both Speaker Crisafulli and Senate President Gardiner opened session with their goals for the next 60 days. Among those goals, were pledges to pass and send to Governor Scott this week a ...

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U.S. Rep. Castor Announces House Bipartisan Cuba Working Group

Posted Wednesday, December 16, 2015 By tampachamber

Provided by Marcia Mejia, Communications Director, Office of Congresswoman Kathy Castor WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On the eve of the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s historic announcement to re-establish U.S./Cuba diplomatic relations, today ...

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Membership Has Its Benefits: Office Depot Chamber Perks Program

Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2015 By tampachamber

Are you participating in the Office Depot affinity program? You are eligible simply by being a Chamber member. The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce serves you by advocating for initiatives that will improve the Tampa Bay business climate and by ...

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Tampa Chamber Hosts Senate President Andy Gardiner

Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2015 By tampachamber

Rep. Dana Young, Chamber CEO Bob Rohrlack, Chamber Chair Ron Christaldi, Chair-Elect Guy King, III, and representatives from St. Joesph's Hospital.On Tuesday, September 29, Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner traveled to Tampa to meet with ...

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