Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 9.26.18
Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.
By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, Jim Rosica, and Drew Wilson.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Future of Florida Forum kicks off in Orlando this morning, bringing together business leaders and elected officials together to discuss the future of the Sunshine State, from housing to health care.
Earning the top billing for day one of the two-day event is Gov. Rick Scott, who is set to receive the Chamber’s “Spirit of Free Enterprise” award. Attorney General Pam Bondi is also slated to be inducted into the business group’s Women’s Hall of Fame this evening.
But it’s not all pomp — though execs from businesses such as Bank of America and Florida Power & Light and elected leaders including state Sen. Kathleen Passidomo and state Rep. Danny Burgess will speak and participate in thought-provoking panels, it’s the State of Florida that will truly take center stage.
Armed with the Chamber’s Florida 2030 research report, set to release with the start of the forum, those leaders will expound on the blueprint for Florida’s future from tackling the challenges it