Chamber of Commerce Honors Congressman

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday presented Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, with its Spirit of Enterprise Award.

By staff March 21, 2017

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Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday presented Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, with its Spirit of Enterprise Award. The award was given to Buchanan based on his votes in Congress to "grow jobs," "rein in abusive regulations" and "support American manufacturing." Buchanan earned a legislative rating of 92 percent from the U.S. Chamber in 2016. He sits on the Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over federal tax policy, health care, Medicare and Social Security.

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