Tag: Tom Feeney

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They may be the masters and mistresses of Florida’s political universe, but when faced with lights, cameras and photographer Mary Beth Tyson, most of 2018’s INFLUENCE 100 were a little bit intimidated. “What I’ve found with all of these political people is they’re not comfortable with the camera,” she says. “Pretty much all of them […]

Scott PowersNovember 21, 2017
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Associated Industries in Florida is preparing for a legal fight to stop a proposed Florida Constitutional amendment, charging that the proposal declaring the right to a “clean and healthful environment” is “dangerously vague.” AIF announced Tuesday it hired top environmental and regulatory attorneys with the Gunster law firm to stop the Florida Constitution Revision Commission’s Proposal […]

Staff ReportsJune 1, 2017
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The voting record report is out. Associated Industries of Florida released its 2017 Voting Record report. Published for more than four decades, the annual report is considered one of the definitive legislative scorecards for the business community. This year, the organization calculated more than 208,966 votes on 1,955 bills with 848 legislators. “This session, AIF […]

Drew WilsonMarch 29, 2017
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The Associated Industries of Florida and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America didn’t mince words after a bill by Republican Sen. Greg Steube cleared its final committee stop Wednesday. “AIF opposes legislation that would make it more expensive for businesses to operate in our state, and that is exactly what SB 334 would do,” […]

Staff ReportsMarch 28, 2017
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The Senate Government Oversight and Accountability Committee voted 5-1 to approve a proposal (SB 596) that would allow telecommunications companies to put small wireless communications infrastructure in public rights-of-way. Tom Feeney, president and CEO of Associated Industries of Florida: “AIF supports legislation to bring technology of the future to Florida, allowing our communities to be […]

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A bevy of business groups have joined forces in opposition to a Senate proposal to lower the tax commercial rents by eliminating a tax credit benefiting another industry. Eight of the state’s leading business organizations — including Associated Industries of Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Independent Business, and the Florida […]


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