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Florida bill lets business sue government. Pensacola leaders seek veto

Escambia County and Pensacola leaders have joined other nearby governments throughout the point out in calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto SB 620, dubbed the Community Business Security Act.

The monthly bill provides a enterprise that has operated for a lot more than a few years the skill to sue a regional governing administration if it passes a regulation that costs the business enterprise much more than 15% of its income.

The Florida Legislature authorized the invoice in March in mainly get together-line votes, and it really is at the moment awaiting action from the governor.

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Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson joined 20 other Florida mayors in sending a letter to DeSantis contacting on him to veto the legislation.

Additionally, the Escambia County Commission voted 4-1 very last 7 days to also ship a letter to request for the governor’s veto on the invoice. Many other Florida counties have finished the very same, including Walton County on March 30.