The people who run Palm Beach County businesses are beginning to speak with one voice.
After years of shunning reporters from its meetings, the Economic Council opened its doors Thursday to unveil goals for Florida law changes that members expect will encourage economic development in Palm Beach County.
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Economic Council and Business Development Board legislative priorites:
Money for high-performing business development boards
Continue Enterprise Zones
Develop alternative water supplies
Regulate soliciting of civil and criminal clients
A standard internet sales tax
Eliminate sales tax on commercial leases
Eliminate duplicate business and professional fees
Money for Palm Beach County biotech
Require Bright Futures recipients to spend time at a business
Build the Palm Beach State College Loxahatchee campus