"I think what we did in Iraq was the right thing to do. I still believe that."
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan are among the speakers who will appear.
The Florida Retail Federation supports state law that bans local regulations of plastic shopping bags and opposes any increase in the state's minimum wage.
The unemployment rate in both Sarasota and Manatee County increased slightly in July.
Gov. Rick Scott last week activated Florida’s Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program for businesses affected by the presence of algal blooms in nearby waterways.
Five years ago, during his first year in office, Scott vetoed $5 million in funding for the park.