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Little Bottles, Big Change

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Thursday, November 1, 2018

GFLCC Calls on Support for Two Major Measures

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, October 26, 2018

It’s time to vote yes on a penny surtax, in order to provide a funding source to take on our transportation issues for the next thirty years and beyond. It’s also time to vote yes on giving a growing number of residents some much-needed help. We can create and sustain affordable housing for Broward County renters and homeowners by approving an Affordable Housing Trust Fund. The fund would come with no tax increase and no cost to voters.

Trip to Taiwan, Highlighted by Sister Cities Signing

Posted by: Director of Communications on Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Chair Juliet Roulhac embarked on a trip to Taiwan, along with many other American delegates including Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, for the 2018 Global Harbor Cities Forum.

Marine Advisory Committee's Mission & Vision

Posted by: Marine Advisory Committee on Monday, October 22, 2018

The Marine Advisory Committee started out as a small group of individuals bound by a common cause, doing their part for the Marine Industry in Broward County. At the beginning, the members represented manufacturing, marine electronics, marinas, transportation and other services, support, legal, financial services, accounting, marketing companies, and just avid boaters. 

Broward County's Unemployment Rate Dips Below 3%, More than 35,000 Jobs Added

Posted by: Director of Communications on Friday, October 19, 2018

Broward County’s job report indicated a 2.8 percent unemployment rate in September 2018. This rate was 0.9 percent lower than the region’s rate of 3.7 percent, one year ago.  

Southwest Airlines Charitable Grant Program

Posted by: Southwest Airlines on Monday, October 1, 2018

Between now and October 22, 2018, eligible 501(c)(3)  organizations and K-12 schools with an aviation focus are invited to apply for a grant of up to $50,000 by visiting swa.is/grant.

Healthy Economy, But Housing Hurdles Remain

Posted by: Freddie Mac on Friday, September 28, 2018

As housing inventory increases and home prices begin to ease, the door to homeownership is opening for more buyers. But Freddie Mac economists aren't optimistic that the real estate market will be able to break even with last year's sales levels.

Broward Unemployment Rate Dropping

Posted by: Mike Cobelo on Friday, September 21, 2018

Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.5 percent unemployment rate in August 2018.

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Created Nearly 10,000 New Jobs Over the Year

Posted by: Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity on Friday, September 21, 2018

Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 9,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year....

Instagram, a Hotbed for Hackers

Posted by: LAN Infotech on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Security professionals believe that Instagram account users should better understand the specific security risks related to the use of this software. Many people sign up each day with no understanding of the various ways hackers can get into their account and use it for personal gain