Restoring economic prosperity to the citizens of Florida and Palm Beach County continues to be Lori's number one priority. Lori proudly sponsored the "Floridians Back to Work" initiative, which would incentivize businesses that hire individuals receiving unemployment compensation. Rep. Berman "s office organized a successful job fair that was attended by 30 employers and over 800 perspective job seekers.
As a member of the Energy and Utilities Committee, Lori supported the first new energy policy in the state in four years. Reducing dependence on foreign oil and increasing renewable and alternative energy production will not only benefit our environment, but will also help to stimulate and diversify Florida's economy.
Rep. Berman supports small businesses for their role as economic engines and hosted a small business workshop to determine ways to help our businesses. Lori was a proud co-sponsor of legislation that will create a single portal for companies to register to do business in Florida.