GUEST COLUMN: Triumph Bill Not a Win for NW Florida
By: Florida Chamber of Commerce
Originally Published in the NWF Daily News, April 19, 2017
While Northwest Florida might soon have $300 million to spend for the betterment of the community, there’s a catch — the money can’t be used for economic diversification efforts or tourism. The Florida Legislature believes they know what Northwest Florida needs most — and it’s unfortunately not more jobs or tourists. We, however, feel that local communities should have control over the projects on which the money is used.