Of Florida’s 1,100 business advocacy organizations, the two largest and best-known are undoubtedly the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) and the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Each has released its legislative agenda for the 2013 session: Where do they agree, and where do they differ?
“I’m not sure there are too many differences,” Mark Wilson, president and CEO of the Florida Chamber, tells Sunshine State News. “We both invest in trying to elect pro-business candidates, though we don’t always agree on those candidates. We’re both fighting for job creation and less government interference in the private sector.
“Our legislative agendas, as best I can tell, are about 99 percent the same.” FOR MORE GO TO…..