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Fierce lobbying: These are the largest business advocacy groups in Orlando

No matter how large or small, any business can benefit from organizations dedicated to advocating for its industry. Consider: Twenty organizations each spent more than $500,000 lobbying the Florida Legislature and governor's office in the 12-month peri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Beyond the List: Business builders

Alongside our Largest Chambers of Commerce list is a new list this year: Largest Business Advocacy Groups. It ranks the top business advocacy groups and trade organizations in St. Louis by revenue. Like chambers of commerce, these entities are nonprofit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

Top of the List: Nashville"s biggest business advocacy groups

What are the largest business advocacy groups in Nashville? We ranked Nashville's business advocacy groups by revenue. To view the top five and see which one tops the list, check out the slideshow with this story. For the rest of Nashville's top.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

What"s at stake for Alabama in tariff debate?

New data from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows what is at stake for Alabama's economy amid concerns over a potential trade war. The chamber, one of the nation's largest business advocacy groups, said $3.5 billion in Alabama exports are threatened by.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2018

Green and transit groups call on Cuomo to sign off on e-bikes and scooters

A group of environmental, transportation and business advocacy organizations are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to hop on board with e-bikes and scooters. In a letter to the governor this week, the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019

Corporate Memphis shows up for Mid-South Pride Fest (photos)

The Memphis business community was heavily represented this weekend during the annual Mid-South Pride Fest. Employee groups from the largest local companies — Fortune 500 behemoths such as FedEx Corp., International Paper Co., and AutoZone Inc. a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 29th, 2019

MMAC sets goals for metro Milwaukee employers to boost minorities in management, workforce

Metro Milwaukee’s largest business advocacy group is throwing its weight behind a plan for major employers to hike by 25% the number of African Americans and Hispanics holding management positions and boost minority employment overall by 15%. Me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2019

Milwaukee business, nonprofit groups plan big community investment fund

Some of Milwaukee’s largest business and philanthropic organizations plan to create an investment fund to promote economic development and affordable housing in neighborhoods surrounding downtown......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2019

UNLOCKED for nonsubscribers: Meet OBJ"s 2019 Golden 100: Top Private Companies

Meet the companies on Orlando Business Journal's 2019 Golden 100 list, which recognizes the 100 largest private companies in Central Florida. The companies were ranked based on their most recent year-end revenue. Companies must submit a letter of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2019

Five things you need to know today, and they"ll be running things soon enough

Good morning, everyone. Here are the five most important things you need to know to get your Tuesday off to an informed start. Business groups fire back at Raise Up’s call for higher taxes Two powerful business-lobbying groups blasted the pro-la.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 27th, 2019

The lobbying group for powerful CEOs is rethinking how it defines a corporation’s purpose

The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest comp.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 19th, 2019

7 things to know today and Amazon enters homebuying business in Orlando with new partnership

Good morning, Orlando! Amazon.com Inc. is inserting itself into the homebuying game with a new partnership with Realogy Holdings Corp., one of largest full-service residential real estate services companies. The duo on Tuesday announced TurnKey, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2019

Business advocacy groups find common ground in issues of workforce, regulations

Leaders of Western New York's business advocacy groups said more help from the government — which could take the form of less government interaction — would help local businesses maximize their potential......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2019

City Council speaker will rework fur ban legislation

The Business Council of New York State, the state's largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

State AG alleges "pay to play" scheme at World Trade Center

The Business Council of New York State, the state's largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

Taxi driver earnings have dropped by 36% since 2013

The Business Council of New York State, the state's largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

State Senate lacks support on rent-regulation legislation

The Business Council of New York State, the state's largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

State"s largest business group backs licenses for immigrants

The Business Council of New York State, the state's largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat

Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 31st, 2019

Orlando"s biz community plays the biggest role in solving chronic homelessness. Here"s why.

Despite dozens of local nonprofit groups fighting to end homelessness, there is one factor that could contribute the most to the effort: The business community. Business leaders are the unlikely messengers — the champions — the homeless community .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2019

Local mayor wins Dayton Region Advocate Award

A local mayor who is retiring later this year was honored Thursday for his economic development efforts and advocacy of the Dayton region. The Dayton Development Coalition, one of the largest economic development groups in the region, presented .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019