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Senate Bill 1110

Jeff Brandes bills keep Enterprise Florida, but with tight leash

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State Sen. Jeff Brandes‘s new economic development proposal would continue operations of the embattled Enterprise Florida and state Department of Economic Opportunity, but on tight leashes. Senate Bills 1110 and 1112 spell out a new way of doing business for two of Florida’s major economic development programs that have been under fire for accountability, particularly through their spending and penchants for luring out-of-state business with incentives in cases that go awry. Brandes’s bills focus more on fostering small businesses and startups already…

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