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Barney Bishop: Kamala Harris Flounders on the Debate Stage Despite Help from the Moderator

What kind of debate happens where one candidate is asked a question,‭ ‬answers it,‭ ‬but the other candidate does not get the same chance to share their answer and draw any needed contrasts‭? F‬rom the onset,‭ ‬this debate was perverted by the moderator to the detriment of both candidates.
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Florida Businesses Look for Protection From Lawsuits Over COVID-19

The effort is being led by some of the the biggest business groups in the state like the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. These groups want legal protections for businesses and are counting on strong GOP support in the Legislature.
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Ed Moore, Craig Fugate Will Serve With RESET Task Force Trying to Help Florida’s...

The task force was launched last month “to focus on providing industry-specific policy recommendations to the Florida Legislature and bringing forth initiatives that will seek to help all of Florida’s economy rebound from the effects of COVID-19 and future economic slowdowns.”

Business, Medical Groups Ask Ron DeSantis for Executive Order Protecting Healthcare Providers from Frivolous...

The groups asked DeSantis to issue an executive order on the matter and provided him with a model he could use.    
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Florida Associations Join Forces to Help Bring Jobs and Tourism Back to the Sunshine...

On Monday, the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Florida Retail Federation (FRF), National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) joined other associations across the state to announce the joint creation of a task force to Restore Economic Strength through Employment and Tourism (RESET).
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Florida’s Leaders Weigh in on Ron DeSantis’ Proposed Budget

While mostly supportive of the governor’s proposed budget, state House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, continued to offer some resistance to DeSantis’ call to raise teacher salaries to at least $47,500 a year. 

Florida Business Leaders Stress Growth, Opportunities in Manufacturing Across the State

On Wednesday, leaders of the business community released a report showcasing Florida’s manufacturing industry and highlighting opportunities and challenges looming ahead.
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AIF Recognizes Champions for Business, Scores Legislators in Tallahassee

On Friday, the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) showcased the 2019 Voting Records report for state legislators and honored some of them with the Champions for Business award.
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Tom Feeney Named to Enterprise Florida’s Board of Directors

Feeney, who served in the Florida House where he rose to become speaker before being elected to Congress in 2002, weighed in on his new assignment on Thursday. 
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AIF Brings Out Legislative Agenda, Backs Ron DeSantis on Budget and Tax Cuts

AIF plans to tackle a host of issues, releasing a 28 page agenda on Thursday. 
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Ron DeSantis Proposes $91.3 Billion Budget

DeSantis is looking to spend more on the environment and education. 

Ryan Tyson From AIF Named President of National Polling and Consulting Firm

Tyson will continue to work with AIF as its chief political strategist.
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