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Local Government Construction Preferences Bill

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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