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Ron DeSantis Signs Ashley Moody Backed Proposal Combating Organized Retail Theft

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody thanked Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing legislation to help Florida prosecutors dismantle organized retail theft rings. During the 2022 Florida Legislative Session, Moody worked with lawmakers to pass Senate Bill...
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Florida Retailers Expect a Record-High Holiday Shopping Season

Retailers across the Sunshine State are expecting to close 2021 on a high note as the holiday shopping season is ready to hit full swing. This week, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) showcased a study...
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Florida Could Be Next as States Being Sued Over Cutting Off Jobless Benefits

Union groups are representing several plaintiffs in states like Indiana, Virginia, Maryland and Texas for canceling the supplemental unemployment benefits early.

DEO Launches Florida’s Return to Work Initiative

This initiative is focused on encouraging Floridians to return to the workforce, helping employers attract job seekers, and continuing to fuel the state’s economic growth.

Task Force of Business Community Leaders Offers Final Report on Helping Florida’s Economy After...

“This report is the culmination of a dedicated group effort to closely examine the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on businesses and industries in our state, thoughtfully discuss the difficulties they have experienced, and carefully craft sensible solutions to the issues impacting Florida’s employers,” said Dr. Ed Moore, the executive director of the RESET Task Force.
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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.”
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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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Ashley Moody, Florida Retailers Try to Crack Down on Hoarding, Price Gouging

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody showcased the efforts of her Consumer Protection Division as it continues to fight price gouging and hoarding during the coronavirus pandemic.

FDACS Advises Businesses, Consumers on Food Safety and Sanitizing for COVID-19

On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ (FDACS) Division of Food Safety provided guidance to Florida food establishments on best practices to reduce the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.
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FDACS Offers Tips to Avoid Credit Card Skimmers and Coronavirus When Pumping Gas

This week, Florida Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Affairs Mary Barzee Flores from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs (FDACS), had a media event to highlight National Consumer Protection Week and share tips on staying safe at the gas pump, from avoiding credit card skimmers to mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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FDACS Offers Guidance on Coronavirus Food Safety for Consumers, Food Retailers

The FDACS Division of Food Safety inspects and regulates more than 40,000 grocery stores, convenience stores, markets, and food manufacturing facilities in Florida. As of Tuesday, the Division of Food Safety has been in communication with the majority of these food establishments, as well as the Florida Retail Federation and the Florida Petroleum Marketers Association, to share food safety practices that protect public health.
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