Posted by: tampachamber on Saturday, June 3, 2017

Governor Rick Scott announces budget deal Governor Scott agrees to sign the $82.4 billion state budget after reaching deal with Corcoran, Negron Changes in regulations on travel to Cuba could come soon Insiders believe  President Trump may soon make changes to the existing regulations on travel to Cuba, which is something that has been anticipated since the President’s inauguration. Hillsborough Regional Transit Authority looking at changes In an effort to save money, HART is looking to changing their bus network to provide better service Governor deciding what to do about budget Earlier this week, the Legislature sent their 2017-2018 budget package to Governor Scott for action.  The Governor has 15 days from delivery to decide what to do. Constitution Revision Commission still working on rules After 2 months, the Constitution Revision Commission is still working on the rules to govern the panel.   As things are changing in Tallahassee, Washington D.C. and here in Hillsborough County, the Tampa Chamber is watching those issues that are important to the community and your business. Here is some of what we are watching:

  • Border Adjustment Tax issue
  • Governor’s possible vetoes
  • Federal budget
  • Proposed Federal Tax Plan
  • Possible changes to the Affordable Health Care Act
  • Possible changes with the relations between the U.S. and Cuba
  • Medical Marijuana and what that means to Tampa Bay
  • Workers’ Comp. Rate
  • Premium Transit Study
  • Regional MPO