The Legislature is contemplating a invoice that it hopes will create a extra enterprise pleasant setting within the state. Sadly, lawmakers’ misguided efforts will find yourself swamping municipalities with lawsuits. And consequently, it should have a disastrous influence on the taxpayers of smaller cities like Seminole.
The “enterprise damages” laws — SB 620/HB 569 — would, in impact, create a brand new tort within the state, permitting companies to sue municipalities which will hurt their profitability in any method. At first blush, which will appear pro-business. However at its core, the laws is definitely anti-taxpayer. That’s as a result of