Articles in Category: 'retailers'

By: Mark Wilson | Posted: February 21, 2013 3:55 AM
This week, retailers from across Florida, led by our partners at the Florida Retail Federation and their president and CEO Rick McAllister, are meeting in Tallahassee to continue the fight to ensure a fair and equitable taxation system that discourages government from determining winners and losers through unfair tax policy.
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 15, 2010 (All day)

Starting Friday, Floridians will be able to save money while helping to save the environment and the Sunshine State’s sluggish economy.

At a media event Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Crist met with legislators, representatives of the Florida Retail Federation and employees of Badcock, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowe’s and Sears to promote a rebate program on energy-efficient appliances.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 17, 2010 (All day)

Republican leaders in both House and Senate set the table for conservative legislation due to come to a vote when both convene Thursday.

The House pushed through the following:

• a measure capping legal fees for private attorneys representing the state Attorney General’s Office;

• legislation moving the burden of proof from retailers to injured plaintiffs in slip-and-fall cases;

• a bill restoring affiliated political-committee funds; and,

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