5.5.17 Capital Update

Legislative Scorecard Today marks the near completion of the 2017 Legislative Session. To showcase how the hospitality industry fared this year, we crafted the 2017 FRLA Legislative Scorecard. Click here to view. To receive our full Legislative report click here. 

4.28.17 Capital Update

Senate and House Begin Budget Conference: On April 27, House Speaker Richard Corcoran and Senate President Joe Negron announced agreement on budget “allocations” and initiated formal conference talks that began Thursday afternoon. Budget conference committee is expected to continue to meet through the weekend. The result of these budget agreements is filed as the Conference Committee Read More

4.21.2017 Capital Update

Week 7: Capital Corner with Carol Dover: FRLA President and CEO Carol Dover provides an update on the legislative session and issues affecting Florida’s hospitality industry. Watch it now.

4.14.2017 Capital Update

FRLA Updates Industry Leaders on Triumph Legislation Affecting Northwest Florida Counties: FRLA members & tourism leaders met at the Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village this week to discuss current legislation on administering the distribution of funds from the Triumph BP Oil Spill Funds Settlement. FRLA President & CEO Carol Dover gave an update and discussed Read More

SafeStaff Connector April 2017

CDC Studies On Restaurant Food Handling and Food Safety Practices:  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently published findings from studies on food handling and food safety practices.  The studies cover beef grinding logs, chicken handling, egg handling, food allergen knowledge, food cooling, food prep, ground beef handling, hand hygiene, ill food workers, leafy green Read More