The Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association is represented by hired Corcoran & Johnston Government Relations to represent the FHBPA’s interests during the legislative session and throughout the year.
Corcoran & Johnston’s duties in Tallahassee include working on behalf of the FHBPA to consistently identify and inform FHBPA of bills of interest being filed, legislative priorities and policy solutions that are available. They also disclose any discussions taking place among the Legislature and Executive Office around these items.
The 2019 Florida State Legislature is scheduled to start on March 5 and adjourns on May 3.
United Florida Horsemen is an alliance of horse industry associations dedicated to ensuring sound legislative and regulatory policy as it relates to the Florida horse racing industry. While each member of United Florida Horsemen is different, we are unified in our commitment to ensure proper application of Florida law, regulation and policy for accredited competition.
Contribute to the FHBPA Political Action Committee today to help the positive message of Florida’s owners and trainers be heard in Tallahassee. Your money goes to ensuring that horsemen have the best and most connected representation in Florida’s Capitol, as well as to supporting horse racing-friendly candidates for state elected office.
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Making sure your elected officials know that, as a Florida Thoroughbred owner, trainer or industry member, you are also a voter, a taxpayer and a concerned citizen. Contacting your elected officials and letting your concerns be known is among the most important things you can possibly do to advance the welfare of Florida’s horse racing industry and help create a better business climate for both Florida and northern horsemen.
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