2015 Legislative Priorities

Innovation and Economic Development

  • Enterprise Florida Legislative Agenda: Support Enterprise Florida's legislative priorities
  • Enterprise Zones: Support the reauthorization of Enterprise Zones
Infrastructure and Growth Leadership
  • Water Supply: Support legislation that enhances the development of alternative water supply facilities and increased funding for water projects in an organized manner

Business Climate and Competiveness

  • Commercial Lease Sales Tax: Support the elimination of the statewide sales tax on commercial leases
  • Film and TV Tax Credits: Support film and tv tax credits to encourage more filming in the State

Civic and Governance Systems

  • Gaming: Support the expansion of limited gaming for parimutuel facilities in Palm Beach County
Quality of LIfe and Quality of Places
  • Life Sciences Cluster Funding: Support appropriations targeted for leading institutes of the Palm Beach County Life Sciences Cluster
  • Sober Homes: Support increased regulation of sober homes
Talent Supply and Education
  • Bright Futures Scholarships: Require Bright Futures recipients to shadow a qualified business and perform community service
  • FAU and PBSC Continued Appropriations: Support increased allocation of State dollars to Palm Beach County institutions of higher learning