AIF Statement on Governor DeSantis’ “Bold Vision for a Brighter Future” State Budget

February 1, 2019

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) today released the following statement attributed to its President & CEO Tom Feeney regarding Governor Ron DeSantis’ $91.3 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

“The Associated Industries of Florida applauds Governor DeSantis’ proposed budget and spending plan, which includes $335 million in tax cuts for Florida’s hardworking families.

“Governor DeSantis campaigned on building a brighter future for Florida, and since the day he took office, he has set out to do just that.  Already, he has made vital efforts to strengthen our economy, address our environment and science-based water quality projects, fuel hurricane recovery efforts, broaden technical and STEM workforce development; and now with the release of the budget, he is continuing to prove he means business.

“We look forward to working with leadership in the Senate and House on behalf of the business community to ensure Florida’s employers and employees have a pro-business environment where they can flourish for years to come.”

Known as “The Voice of Florida Business” in the Sunshine State, Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) has represented the principles of prosperity and free enterprise before the three branches of state government since 1920. A voluntary association of diversified businesses, AIF was created to foster an economic climate in Florida conducive to the growth, development, and welfare of industry and business and the people of the state.

For more information on AIF, please visit AIF.com and follow @VoiceofFLBiz

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