For Immediate Release: December 5, 2016
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Florida’s leading retail advocacy organization highlights those issues and topics important to retailers and which will be the focus in the upcoming 2017 Legislative Session

TALLAHASSEE, FL – With the Florida House of Representatives in committee weeks this week and the Senate set to follow suit next week, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association representing retailers for over 75 years, announced its 2017 Legislative Agenda in preparation for the upcoming 2017 Legislative Session in March. The agenda highlights those issues which are important to the success of retailers and Florida’s business community and which FRF will be focused on.

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The 2015 Legislative Session concluded Friday with a wild week that included the House adjourning early, the Senate taking legal action and a number of bills either didn’t get passed or their future remains up in the air.

In this week’s video, you’ll hear a recap on what the future holds for these issues:

  • Water Policy
  • Underground Storage Tanks
  • Juvenile Restitution

Special Session

Once a Special Session is scheduled, we will make sure to communicate any dates and potential issues to be discussed with you. Rest assured that FPMA will continue working hard for you, our member, and ensure that the retail industry has a powerful and influential voice throughout the legislative process.

If you have any issues or concerns that are important to the success of your business, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 850.222.4082.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 19:50

Session - Week One in Review

WHAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK

The 2015 Legislative Session kicked off last week and your Advocacy, Intervention and Political (AIP) team at the Florida Retail Federation/Florida Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association is hard at work with our legislators and the Governor’s Office in supporting and advocating on behalf of your business.

In this video summary, you’ll hear updates on:

Juvenile Justice – SB 378(Garcia)
HB 99(Clarke-Reed)
Commercial Lease Sales Tax – SB 140(Hukill)
Food Deserts – SB 610(Bullard)
Industry recycling efforts

This week, your FRF team will be hard at work on the following issues, among others:

  • Alcohol
  • Pharmacy
  • Environment
  • Petroleum Industry

We look forward to continuing to work hard for you, our member, and ensure that the retail industry has a powerful and influential voice in the legislative process. If you have any issues or concerns that are important to the success of your business, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 850.222.4082.