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Sun Sentinel: Cheers to promoting free-market principles in liquor sales | Opinion

By Christian Camara The Florida Legislature last week acted to join the majority of states in modernizing its alcohol sales laws. Senate Bill 106, which currently awaits Gov. Rick Scott‘s signature, repeals an unnecessary and costly regulation that prevented grocery stores and other businesses who hold liquor licenses and already sell beer and wine inside of […]

High Profile Business Groups & Solar Advocate Applaud Legislative Vote for Solar Bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 3, 2017 CONTACT: Carrie Patrick (850) 222-3767; carrie@coremessage.com High Profile Business Groups & Solar Advocate Applaud Legislative Vote for Solar Bills ~SB 90 solar implementing bill passed today; onto Governor~ TALLAHASSEE & STATEWIDE: Today the Florida legislature passed SB 90, legislation that implements Amendment 4, the solar ballot initiative that […]

My News 13: Tourism owners, officials fight for Visit Florida

By Jerry Hume, Reporter Tourism officials are calling for a last-ditch effort to fight off funding cuts, as state lawmakers on Tuesday are expected to finalize the state budget. House leaders say cuts will end slush funds, secret insider deals Local attraction owners say cuts will hurt their bottom line Gov. Rick Scott wants to […]

Tampa Bay Times: Column: Political courage and school segregation

By Carol Weissert and Lester Abberger, special to the Times Sixty years ago today — May 2, 1957 — Gov. LeRoy Collins courageously decried a resolution adopted by the Florida Legislature that declared the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark public school desegregation decision in Brown vs. Board of Education “null, void, and of no force or […]

Capital Soup: Business Leaders and Free Market Groups Encourage Passage of Common Sense, Pro-Business Bill

Members of Floridians for Fair Business Practices, a coalition of business leaders, free market organizations and Florida retailers, encourage members of the Florida House to vote yes on Senate Bill 106 during Wednesday’s floor vote. Sponsored by Representative Bryan Avila, the bill repeals an antiquated law which prohibits the sale of distilled spirits in the […]

The Capitolist: Julio Fuentes: Falsehoods on Recent Repeal of Privacy Regulations

By Brian Burgess Falsehoods that are being peddled as facts by the media and others on the recent repeal of online privacy regulations that hadn’t even gone into effect yet are running rampant. Sensationalized reporting is hardly a new political tactic, but the new level of low that opponents of this measure have gone to […]

The Capitolist: “Whiskey and Wheaties” Bill Could Give Struggling Retailers A Boost

by Michael G. Ferrara It’s getting tougher and tougher to compete in retail, mainly because online competitors are eating their traditional counterparts’ lunch, even in the grocery segment. This week, Amazon Prime announced free two-hour alcohol home delivery to limited markets on the East Coast. But retailers in much of the rest of the country don’t have […]

Leader Rodrigues, SEIA and Vote Solar on HB 1351 Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Contact: Carrie Patrick (850) 222-3767 carrie@coremessage.com Statement by House Majority Leader Rodrigues, SEIA and Vote Solar Following Passage of HB 1351 in Legislative Committee Today ~Sunshine State Shows Additional Gains in Solar Energy~ TALLAHASSEE & STATEWIDE: House Bill 1351 unanimously passed the House Commerce committee today. House Majority […]

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