Robert Emerson
Huber Hurst Professor Robert Emerson

Business-government Relations: Anything but Business?

Two bills, SB 620 (the Local Business Protection Act) and SB 280 (the Transparency Act), have sparked debate in the Florida Legislature as they are preemption bills that place state law ahead of local law. Both bills limit the authority of local governments and bolster the power of local businesses to protest local legislation through legal caveats.

Huber Hurst Professor Robert W. Emerson expressed some concerns with SB 260’s practicality in this story from Florida Political Review