Florida Chamber of Commerce Launches Online News Program

Featuring Florida’s Elected Officials and Opinion Leaders

~Introducing The Florida Chamber’s “Bottom Line”~

Tallahassee, FL– The Florida Chamber of Commerce today launched a new weekly public affairs online television program — “The Bottom Line.” The Web-based program, featuring key major figures from Florida’s corridors of power, will be produced weekly and will focus on Florida’s most important current political, legislative and economic issues, according to Florida Chamber President and CEO Mark Wilson, who will regularly provide perspective on the program.

’The Bottom Line’ will bring together some of Florida’s most influential decision makers and provide Floridians with the opportunity to hear about the current and future state of Florida’s economy,” said Wilson.  “This is a dynamic forum for Florida’s business and government leaders to present solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our time. “

The program, which can be viewed at www.FloridaChamber.comis being produced for the Florida Chamber by Ron Sachs Communications and will be co-hosted by Ron Sachs, President of Ron Sachs Communications and Alia Faraj-Johnson, the firm’s Executive Vice President.

“Tallahassee is Florida’s capital for government, business and ideas — and the Florida Chamber is a major force in shaping Florida’s agenda,” said Sachs. “The program provides a timely, accessible, Web-based forum for lively and insightful dialogue among the people who are charting Florida’s course.”

In the first episode, Mark Wilson and Ron Sachs interview Senate President Mike Haridopolos and discuss current efforts in the Florida Legislature related to the budget, pension and education reform, and Smart Cap.

“The Bottom Line” will be available weekly on the Florida Chamber’s website. For more information, please visit the Florida Chamber online.

Florida Chamber of Commerce: Established in 1916 as Florida’s first statewide business advocacy organization, the Florida Chamber is the state’s most powerful federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations, representing more than three million employees. TheFlorida Chamber unites Florida’s business community with its powerful combination of legislative, grassroots, and political tools. The Florida Chamber aggressively works within the legislative, judicial and executive branches of state government to advocate legislation critical to the continued improvement of Florida’s business climate and sustained economic development across the state.