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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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  • Report: Florida colleges, universities rate well in student graduation, retention

     
    Florida's public colleges and universities have been identified as national leaders in graduation rates and student retention by a non-profit group affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Washington D.C.-based Instititute for a Competitive...
  • Naperville Chamber of Commerce fires CEO

     
    The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce has fired President and CEO John Schmitt, officials announced today. The board of directors voted Wednesday to oust Schmitt, …...
  • U.S. Chamber earns ‘Pants on Fire’ for Nelson ad

     
    PolitiFact, the Pulitzer-prize-winning website set up by the Tampa Bay (nee St. Pete) Times to examine the truth or falsehood of political commercials, continues to beat up on the video produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce attacking U.S. Sen. Bill...
  • Report: U.S. Rep. Webster no Census fan

     
    An interesting piece from the Ocala Star-Banner explores the recent effort by U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, to end a national survey that's part of the Census, a poll that several business and right-leaning folks really like. Here's the a link...
  • ‘Pants on Fire’ ad targeted Grayson too

     
    A Pulse post on Tuesday pointed out that a U.S. Chamber of Commerce ad critical of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson's vote for the Affordable Care Act had earned a not-so-coveted “Pants on Fire” award from PolitiFact, the Pulitzer-winning website set...
  • Bill Nelson asks TV stations to stop airing U.S. Chamber ads

     
    Claiming the commercials are full of “false information and deliberate deception,”  U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has called on Florida TV stations to stop airing ads from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that attack him. The ads began airing last week,...
  • ‘Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity’ education tour to hit Orlando on Wednesday, a chamber-sponsored event

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's national “Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity” education tour is scheduled to be in Orlando on Wednesday for a day-long education summit. The tour, which began in October, aims to highlight problems with public...
  • Will Wall Street prevail?

    Will Wall Street prevail?
    Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
  • O'Malley hails September jobs numbers

    For a politician crow is something you'd rather do than eat. For Gov. Martin O'Malley, that less-than-delectable bird is off the menu for now. September's jobs report, released Friday, brought the best numbers the state has seen in a long time. The U.S....
  • Mitt Romney's question-mark economy

    Mitt Romney's question-mark economy
    We're closing in on Election Day, but the questions about what Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would do if elected are only growing larger. Rarely before in American history has a presidential ticket campaigned on such a blank slate. Yet, paradoxically, not...
  • Lugar makes final push as primary nears

    Lugar makes final push as primary nears
    SOUTH BEND -- U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar has be-come an Indiana political icon during the past four decades. As Indianapolis mayor from 1968 to '76, then as a senator since 1977, Lugar has built a reputation as a skilled legislator and states-man whom...