With the healthcare system focused on reducing viruses found on high-touch areas, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is partnering with Tampa-based Clean Remote LLC to offer a cleaner, easier-to-sanitize TV remote control for healthcare facilities. This program provides a free, Clean Remote to every healthcare facility in the United States, when they purchase aContinue Reading

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that more than 100 local Chambers of Commerce have joined the Florida Chamber’s COVID Liability Protection coalition. Providing certainty for Florida job creators with COVID-19 liability protections is key to safely getting Florida’s economy back on track. These protections are aContinue Reading

Julie Jenkins Fancelli is the daughter of Publix founder George W. Jenkins and the “heiress” has made headlines recently for her $300,000 contribution to a rally held by former President Donald Trump that preceded the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol. The Lakeland-based grocery store chain is distancing themselvesContinue Reading

The latest Florida Chamber statewide poll shows likely Florida voters overwhelmingly support COVID-19 liability protections for businesses if the business made efforts to follow governmental public health guidelines, with 74 percent favoring protections. “Florida has the fifth worst legal climate in America and now is the time to safeguard local businessesContinue Reading

McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, proudly announces that its tenured regional revenue manager, Erin Cerrato, has received Certified Revenue Manager Executive (CRME) certification from Hospitality Sales and Marketing International. Cerrato is the first member of McKibbon’s talented in-house revenue management team to receive this certification, elevating theContinue Reading

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) welcomes Board-certified gynecologic oncologist Jessica Stine, MD. She is caring for patients at the FCS New Port Richey location at 8763 River Crossing Blvd., New Port Richey, FL and in Wesley Chapel at 2391 Oak Myrtle Lane, Wesley Chapel, FL. After earning her medical degree from theContinue Reading

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A federal judge today ordered Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. (Kidde) to pay a $12 million civil penalty in connection with allegations that the company failed to timely inform the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about problems with fire extinguishers manufactured by the company, the Department of Justice announced. Kidde,Continue Reading

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), released a video of restaurant members and employees thanking Governor Ron DeSantis for supporting Florida restaurants by allowing them to remain open and safely operating. “On behalf of that 10,000 members of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), I want to thank GovernorContinue Reading

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) announced the opening of the new Taneja Family Global Emerging Diseases Institute. The stand alone facility, which will be run by TGH’s chief epidemiologist and chair of Internal Medicine at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Dr. John Sinnott, will provide world-class care for patients battlingContinue Reading

Following the opening of Pasco County’s first Neuro Interventional program and Comprehensive Stroke Center, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point began an aggressive 19,000 square foot renovation and expansion project in late 2019. This project is now complete with larger operating rooms, a new Sterile Processing Department, and an expansive Post-AnesthesiaContinue Reading

Since June 2016, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) has participated in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), a national innovative payment program designed to lower the costs of cancer care nationwide, while maintaining high-quality enhanced services to Medicare beneficiaries. Established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), a divisionContinue Reading

A new coalition of Florida business owners and executives – from retailers, manufacturers and cleaning companies to realtors, resorts and restaurants – released a statement today supporting Amendment 2, which would gradually raise the minimum wage, starting in Sept. 2021, to $15 by 2026. Business leaders, who continue to signContinue Reading

Governor DeSantis

Today, at The Birchwood hotel in St. Petersburg, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state will move to Phase 3 of his “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan” for Re-Opening Florida, including allowing restaurants to operate at full capacity, effective immediately. There will no longer be operational limitations enforced by the State ofContinue Reading

CareerSource Tampa Bay’s Young Talent of Tampa Bay program has more than $500,000 to assist recent high school graduates ages 16 to 24 years old, begin post-secondary training, paid-work experience, or entrepreneurial training. Due to the COVID-19 healthcare crisis, The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts explosive employment growth for theContinue Reading