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Biz group gives Adam Hasner thumbs up

by Dara Kam | May 22nd, 2009

hasnerscooter1House Majority Leader Adam Hasner got a shout-out from the association representing small businesses for his support of their agenda during the legislative session.

Hasner, a Delray Beach lawyer, led the charge on issues near and dear to the National Federation of Independent Businesses/Florida, including changes to the state’s workers comp laws.

He also was instrumental in killing an effort to get $444 million in federal stimulus dollars by broadening who is eligible for unemployment compensation.

But he was unable to drum up enough support for another of the association’s top priorities – a constitutional amendment to guarantee secret-ballot elections when workers vote to unionize.

He did shepherd it through the House, where an intense debate took place.

After the vote, Democrats requested that the debate be printed in the House journal, the official record of the chamber. Republicans voted the measure down.

The measure died in the Senate.

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One Response to “Biz group gives Adam Hasner thumbs up”

  1. Angry Taxpayer!!! Says:

    If you live in Florida, note that the drivers license fee will be increased starting January 2010 from $20.00 to $48.00.

    So, if your current Florida DL will be expiring within 18 months of Dec. 31, 2009, you can renew early (before Dec. 31, 2009) and get the $20.00 rate. New license will be good for 7 years at either rate.

    The politicians tell us that this is not a tax increase. They just increased our fees…. THANK YOU – Fasano, Atwater, Alexander, Hasner, Homan, Sansom, Ambler, Crutel and all the other Repiglicans – INCLUDING OUR CHEERLEADER GOVERNOR!!!

    OINK, OINK, OINK – raisings TAXES on the working class so they can keep TAX EXEMPTIONS for the Rich!

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