January 31, 2012

CNN Florida Insiders Survey: How to win the swing voters

James A. Barnes, Special to CNN  (CNN) — As Florida Republican operatives look past Tuesday’s primary, they are clear about what it will take to carry […]
January 30, 2012

CNN Florida Insiders Survey: ‘Romney stepping up his game’

James A. Barnes, Special to CNN (CNN) — As the Republican presidential campaign heads toward a critical showdown in the Florida primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt […]
January 25, 2012

Governor Scott, CFO Atwater Join Consumers, Business Leaders, Law Enforcement Officials and Concerned Floridians to Urge the Legislature to Put the Brakes on Accident Fraud and Abuse

PIP Movement Takes to the Capitol to Urge Action Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida Governor Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today joined a broad […]
January 4, 2012

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Announces Its 2012 Legislative Session Issues

(Tallahassee, FL) – The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) today unveiled several of its 2012 Legislative issues it will be heavily lobbying and following closely […]
November 22, 2011

Partner with existing facilities; don’t build competitor

On behalf of Jupiter Medical Center, we believe that important factors were not included in the most recent Palm Beach Post editorial about the Tenet hospital […]
November 15, 2011

Gov. Rick Scott and CFO Jeff Atwater Call for PIP Auto Insurance Reform

Today, Governor Rick Scott, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and legislative leaders identified four issues that must be addressed in order to rein in Personal Injury […]
October 24, 2011

Carol Dover: Legislature rolls the dice if it risks hurting tourism

Florida, a top tourist destination, is also home to some of the finest hospitality businesses in the world.  The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is […]
September 24, 2011

RPOF / Presidency 5 Convention and Straw Poll

The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) announced the schedule of events for the Presidency 5 Convention and Straw Poll to be held at the Orange County […]
September 20, 2011

Tenet’s promise of jobs is overstated

Palm Beach Post Letter to the Editor / September 20, 2011  In response to the Sept. 10 editorial “Where are the details?”, we appreciate the important […]
September 9, 2011

FRLA hosts online travel company discussion panel

Tampa Bay Business Journal / September 9, 2011  Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association President and Chief Executive Officer Carol Dover moderated a panel discussion about online […]
August 1, 2011

Continuing Education / Central Florida Political Leadership Institute

Orlando Inc. Every Monday / August 1, 2011  In July, the Central Florida Political Leadership Institute (PLI) held the first of three Mentoring Workshops which are […]
July 1, 2011

Central Florida’s SunRail project is back on track

Dan Tracy and Aaron Deslatte / Orlando Sentinel / July 1, 2011  Florida leaders this morning gave the go-ahead to SunRail, the long-delayed Central Florida commuter train […]
April 7, 2011

Expand ‘virtual’ schools, say lawmakers

(Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald) – More students could learn from a laptop in their bedroom rather than a whiteboard in a brick-and-mortar classroom under a pair […]
April 2, 2011

Support compassionate and cost-saving community care

(Commentary by Mary Unger, Palm Beach Post) — Our state is experiencing difficult economic times. Elected leaders are seeking to meet the challenge of budget shortfalls by […]
March 18, 2011

Event to showcase Fla. tourism opportunities

(Elizabeth Mack, Tallahassee Democrat) – Five years ago, seven statewide associations decided to form a partnership to create a united focus on tourism in Florida.  On […]