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Bradenton Herald: TreeUmph! Adventure Course set for second course in Tampa Bay area

By: James A. Jones Jr. EAST MANATEE  The owners of TreeUmph! Adventure Course haven’t had an easy time opening their second treetop obstacle course in Brooksville. The owners of the Bradenton-based business were two-and-a-half years into project development and just days from a grand opening in September when Hurricane Irma hit the 40-acre park, knocking […]

RELEASE: Harris Corporation Named One of Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality; Receives Highest Possible Rating

Highlights: Third consecutive year company received perfect score Company policies and practices support LGBTQ employees and families Harris’ diverse workforce is a key strength MELBOURNE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2017 — For the third year running, the Human Rights Campaign has recognized Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” […]

The Ledger: Another Viewpoint: As hurricane season ends, remember those who pulled us through Irma

By Amy Zubaly and Jacob Williams / Guest columnists For the people of Florida, the end of November is a time to celebrate. It’s when we say goodbye to the Atlantic hurricane season. After 11 years without a direct hit, the past two hurricane seasons have brought us Hermine, Matthew and Irma. This season’s Hurricane […]

WTXL: Local expert weighs in on Republican proposed tax code

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Republican lawmakers proposed a new tax code called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill seeks to lower taxes, promising savings for the average family, and lower rates and new write-offs for businesses. According to supporters of the reform, the savings would be offset by significant job creations. The tax code […]

Tampa Bay Times: Tuesday’s Letters: Businesses need relief

Tax reform Businesses need relief As Florida business owners, taxpayers and economic drivers, the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s network of 80,000 minority-owned businesses proudly supports federal tax reform. Leaders in the White House and Congress are hard at work to provide much-needed economic relief to Florida families and business owners. I am thankful […]

RELEASE: The Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida Offer Assistance to Students in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

The Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida Offer Assistance to Students in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands ~ ICUF affiliated schools offering tuition and housing assistance to students displaced by recent hurricanes. ~ Tallahassee, FL- The Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF) today announced many of its affiliated schools are offering tuition […]

Sunshine State News: Marsy’s Law Brings Equity to Victims’ and Criminals’ Rights

By FRANK A. SHEPHERD Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) currently has before it a proposal called Marsy’s Law for Florida, which seeks to provide victims of crime and their families with constitutional protections equal to those afforded to the accused and convicted. As a former judge, I support this measure. Our justice system is one of […]

TC Palm: New law would protect victims’ rights in Florida constitution

By: Carolyn Timmann The Florida Constitution Revision Commission provides an opportunity for Floridians to enact change, including preserving and protecting certain rights. Through my experience as Martin County Clerk of the Circuit Court and in other roles working with our state court system, I have observed many victims trying to navigate our criminal justice system. That […]