Public Affairs Documents BV_PressRelease_2018_endorsements

For Immediate Release: August 3, 2018 Contact: Cory Skeates (863) 688-8551, Ext. 234 BusinessVoice, Inc. of Greater Lakeland Announces Political Endorsements Lakeland, FL – BusinessVoice of Greater Lakeland, Inc. is pleased to announce their most recent endorsements. BusinessVoice, Inc. members interviewed candidates for State Senate, State House, County Commission and School Board on July 31 and August 2, 2018 and voted to endorse the following candidates and ballot initiatives: Tom Lee, Florida Senate, District 20 Ben Albritton, Florida Senate, District 26 Josie Tomkow, Florida House, District 39 Colleen Burton, Florida House, District 40 Melony Bell, Florida House, District 56 Rick Wilson, Polk County Commission, District 2 Martha Santiago, Polk County Commission, District 4 Scott Jones, Polk County School Board, District 3 Kay Fields, Polk County School Board, District 5 Lisa Miller, Polk County School Board, District 7 SUPPORT for the continuation of the half-cent sales tax for School District capital expenditures BusinessVoice, Inc. was created in 2000 as an organization to support pro-business political candidates and to promote issues which impact the business community. BusinessVoice, Inc. serves as an endorsement board for those individuals who personify the objectives of the business community. ###