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Florida Chamber of Commerce members in Washington to press trade

Florida Chamber of Commerce members are in Washington today for a three-day canvassing of Capitol Hill.

The Chamber's "fly-in" aims to discuss transportation infrastructure, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Regulatory Accountability Act, labor and water issues and the mosquito-borne virus Zika.

The group plans to meet with Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio, Rep. Vern Buchanan and others. "Additionally, the Florida Chamber Foundation will present Florida 2030, a two-year research program that will help stimulate strategic thinking about Florida’s future, during a group presentation to the Florida’s Congressional Delegation," according to the group.

Participants below: David Hart, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Frank Walker, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Alice Ancona, Director of Global Outreach, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

Jerry Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation

Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Chair of the Florida Chamber’s International Business Council

Lee Sandler, Founding Member, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., and Florida Chamber Regional Chair for Miami Dade/Monroe

Syd Kitson, Chairman and CEO, Kitson Partners, and Chair-Elect of the Florida Chamber of Commerce

Debbie Harvey, President and COO Ron Jon Surf Shop and Chair of the Florida Chamber’s Small Business Council

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 1:41am]


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