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Gov. Rick Scott Gets Another Endorsement: This Time From Small Business Owners

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Small businesses have flourished under Scott according to NFIB. Photo: Danielle Prieur

Small businesses have flourished under Scott according to NFIB. Photo: Danielle Prieur

Local political leaders were on hand at Restaurant Equipment World for the endorsement of Gov. Rick Scott. Orange County Republicans Chair Charles Hart took the day off just to see the National Federation of Independent Businesses endorse him in his Senate Race.

“I think that he’s always going to have small businesses at heart. So for example, he’s going to vote for taxes. He’s going to vote to streamline business deregulation.”

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor force in the state is the largest it’s been in a past decade at more than 10 million in May.

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Danielle Prieur

About Danielle Prieur


Danielle Prieur grew up listening to her grandfather’s stories of swimming across the Detroit River from Canada and many other adventures. She’s been into storytelling ever since. She studied journalism at Northwestern University. She covers local and breaking news and is a backup host for "All Things ... Read Full Bio »