Diverse group of businesses and community
organizations call on Governor Scott to sign SB 106
Floridians For Fair Business Practices, whose members represent over 150,000 jobs in Florida, is proud to have the support of numerous key businesses and community organizations who have sent letters and voiced their support to Governor Rick Scott urging him to sign SB 106 into law. By signing SB 106 into law, Governor Scott can send a message that Florida is open for business for companies big and small and that free market principles are alive and well in the Sunshine State.
Those groups who support the repeal of this antiquated law include, Americans for Tax Reform, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, the Distilled Spirits Council, Costco, Target, Whole Foods, the Independent Women’s Voice, The Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Sam’s Club, The Big Bend Minority Chamber, and Wal-Mart.
Over the past several months, nearly 25,000 Floridians have contacted the Governor’s office or the Legislature to voice their support for bringing Florida in line with the 29 other states and Washington, D.C. who allow grocery stores and other retailers to sell spirits alongside the beer and wine they already sell.