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Builders and contractors name Alan Hays, Jack Latvala, and Keith Perry as Legislators of the Year

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Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida, the state’s largest construction industry trade association, honored three Republicans as its 2015 Legislators of the Year. On Friday, ABC recognized state Sens. Alan Hays from Umatilla and Jack Latvala from Clearwater and state Rep. Keith Perry from Gainesville for their sponsorship and passage of Senate Bill 778 – known as the Local Government Construction Preferences Bill. SB 778 preempts local construction preference ordinances if 50 percent or more of state funds are used to…

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Associated Builders & Contracts endorse Marco Rubio

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Associated Builders & Contractors of Florida (ABC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Marco Rubio for U.S. Senator.  ABC is Florida’s largest commercial construction trade association and America’s largest free market advocacy organization. ABC represents over 2,500 Florida companies and its members employ more than 200,000 Floridians. “ABC stands for free enterprise, Merit Shop, and balanced, reasonable regulation. Marco Rubio shares our philosophy,” said ABC of Florida Chairman, Gary Stout.  “We look forward to doing all we can to…

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Associated Builders & Contracts endorse Marco Rubio

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Associated Builders & Contractors of Florida (ABC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Marco Rubio for U.S. Senator.  ABC is Florida’s largest commercial construction trade association and America’s largest free market advocacy organization. ABC represents over 2,500 Florida companies and its members employ more than 200,000 Floridians. “ABC stands for free enterprise, Merit Shop, and balanced, reasonable regulation. Marco Rubio shares our philosophy,” said ABC of Florida Chairman, Gary Stout.  “We look forward to doing all we can to…

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