Strategic Public Affairs, Expert Out LoudTM
> Expertise: governmental affairs at local/state/federal levels
Political affairs at state and federal level.
> Biggest challenges in this field:
1. Jobs & the Economy
3. Buffett Rule: Rich vs. Poor
5. Smart Justice
> Bio: former president and CEO of Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), which is known as The Voice of Florida Business. He is one of the 2010 Top 40 Democrats in Florida. Barney served on the Inaugural Committee for Governor Rick Scott, Florida’s 45th Governor. He is a board member of Florida TaxWatch’s Center for Smart Justice, the Collins Center for Public Policy, Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, and the Innocence Project of Florida.
Democrats For Romney: Barney Bishop
Barney Bishop (D) explains why he is not supporting Obama, but instead is focused on educating other democrats on the danger of another 4 year term for Obama!
America in Need of Leadership!?!
Three different political party affiliations- Democrat, Republican and Non-Partisan speak as a united voice in support of the "business" agenda. Will any of our political leaders do what they promise? Malcolm wants answers! Barney Bishop, Brian Hughes & Jay Timmons on the state of politics in America.
Blog: Higher Education Needs Reform: The Blue Ribbon Task Force
If you are an eternal optimist then Governor Rick Scott’s veto of enhanced education funding for the University of Florida and Florida State University last week was an omen of good things to come. For in his veto letter the Governor clearly laid out a roadmap of how this concept could pass his muster the next time it comes to his desk. READ MORE
Legislature on the Move
Destination resorts, Florida's judicial reform and what legislative bills will boost Florida's economy: an update from Barney Bishop, Former CEO of Associated Industries of Florida.
Barney Bishop: Why Transit Should be a Priority
From inter-connectivity with local rail to the tax liability, Barney Bishop explains the ramifications of using Federal funds for Florida's high speed rail.
State Leaders at the Mic
Malcolm and Barney Bishop meet lawmakers in the eve of the new legislative session in Tallahassee: Where do we make budget cuts? will we really see a transformational change in state politics?
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