Friday, 26 February 2016 01:40

This week’s FRF/FPMA Legislative Video Update provides you with a Week 7 update on the latest news and the status on the following important bills that could impact your business:

  • Gas Pump Printers
  • Body & hair Wrappers
  • Alcohol Hardship and Transportation
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Styrofoam Preemption
  • Prescription Pedigree
  • Tax Package
Friday, 19 February 2016 20:42
This week’s FRF/FPMA Legislative Video Update will provide you with a Mid-Session recap of all the bills that have died as well as the status of where outstanding bills stand as we finished up Week 6. Some of those bills still alive that are discussed in this episode include:
  • Alcohol Hardship/Transportation
  • Opioid Abuse Deterrent
  • Tax package
  • Polystyrene Preemption
  • Scratch Off Lottery Tickets
  • Deregulation/Body Wrappers
  • Pharmacy Pedigree
Friday, 05 February 2016 01:11

Week 4 of the 2016 Legislative Session was an extremely busy one for your FRF lobbying team, with success achieved on a number of different bills that would’ve adversely impacted your business. This week’s FRF/FPMA Legislative Video Update will provide you with the latest news and the status on the following bills that are important to our members:

  • Plastic Bag Pilot Program
  • Styrofoam Preemption
  • Prearrest Diversion
  • Prejudgment Interest
  • Minimum Threshold
  • Body Wrappers
Friday, 29 January 2016 15:10

This week’s edition of the 2016 Legislative Video Updates looks back on a great week for Florida’s retailers with FRF achieving success on a number of different bills including:

  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Patent Infringement
  • Prearrest Diversion
  • Gas Pump Skimmers
  • And the House tax proposal featured a number of different tax cuts that would benefit retailers.

Thursday, 28 January 2016 21:02

This week’s edition of the 2016 Legislative Video Updates looks back on a wildly successful Legislative Days event. Committee meetings on diverse retailers like pharmacies, grocers, convenience stores and loss prevention were held, as well as an exclusive reception with Governor Scott at the Governor’s Mansion, breakfast with Speaker of the House Steve Crisafulli, visits from some of the biggest leaders from the House and Senate and a tribute dinner in honor of past President & CEO Rick McAllister. Check out this week’s video to learn more about all of the big events and issues from 2016 Legislative Days!

Thursday, 28 January 2016 20:59

The 2016 Legislative Session kicked off today with the State of the State address by Governor Scott (which you can view in its entirely HERE). And once again, FRF has you covered with our weekly Legislative Video Updates that make sure you’re informed of the issues facing retailers and what FRF is doing to support your business.

In this first edition, FRF Communications Director James Miller and Vice President & General Counsel Samantha Hunter Padgett preview some of our biggest legislative priorities including:

  • Governor Scott’s $1 billion tax cut package
  • Plastic bag preemption
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Convenience Store Security and Storage Tank Cleanup

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.