Policy & Transportation Digest

THEA holds Virtual Town Hall Meeting to discuss Selmon Extension Project
In a virtual town hall meeting, THEA talked with businesses located on Gandy who are worried about how it will affect their business during construction as well as from many motorist who travel the road each day. 

Florida House leadership continues to speak against Enterprise Florida Funding
Incoming House Speaker Richard Corcoran told a group in Texas this week that the Florida House will not support funding for EFI for at least the next 4 to 6 years.

Southwest flights from Tampa to Havana
This week Southwest began daily flights from Tampa International to Havana Cuba.

 Senator Majority Leader speaks out about the importance of TNCs
Senator Bill Galvano in an op-ed to the Bradenton Herald talks about the importance of finding a statewide solution to the TNC regulation issue.  He stresses that 2017 will be the year for something to happen.

 Upcoming event
Register now for the Chamber’s 2016 Election Wrap Up on November 14th. This event will be an opportunity to hear more about what the election results will mean for Florida.  Our expert panelists will be former House Speaker Will Weatherford and State Representative Ed Narain.  This event, moderated by Tampa Bay Times Political Editor Adam Smith, is sure to be great.

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The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit business membership organization that helps promote the businesses and business interests of our members. We come from diverse backgrounds: from small businesses, big corporations, government bodies and the military. United, we become a single, unifying force with the power to shape the future of Tampa Bay.