Recently Richard Turner, FRLA VP of Government Relations, participated in a press conference with State Senator Jeff Brandes to support Amendment 4. The statewide primary ballot initiative would create an exemption from sales taxes and tangible personal property taxes for businesses that add solar panels. Read more from the Tampa Bay Times.
FRLA Representatives Speak at Florida Main Street Conference: FRLA proudly participated as a premier sponsor of the 2016 Annual Florida Main Street Conference in Deland this week. FRLA Vice Chair Don Fox gave the keynote presentation to more than 100 representatives of Florida’s historic Main Street programs. Paul Phipps of VISIT FLORIDA shared insight into the makeup of today’s traveler, and Great Florida Events Manager Susie McKinley reviewed the benefits of FRLA’s Great Florida Events program to Main Street events.