Florida Chamber crows about getting 31 of 36 priories passed by the Legislature

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Remember when Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson said the 2011 Legislative Session would be “our time“:

Forgive Mark Wilson, head of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, if he sounds supremely confident that his probusiness agenda to “realign the way government works” will largely sail through Tallahassee this upcoming session.

After all, 80 of the 84 candidates the chamber endorsed were elected in the fall. Business interests enjoy a “veto-proof” House and Senate plus a new, business-friendly governor promoting tax cuts, public-sector job cuts, teacher pay tied to performance and a regulation freeze.

“If we don’t have a good three or four years

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.