Policy Positions

FNGLA's Policy Positions

With association leaders having identified the leading business challenges faced by Florida's nursery and landscape industry, FNGLA has developed a series of position papers that gives background information and clearly identifies FNGLA's position on these public policies.


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Tax Exemptions

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Green Belt

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Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

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Meet Your Political Advocates

Tal Coley

FNGLA's Chief Executive Officer


Tal oversees Legislative & Regulatory Affairs. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of North Florida and the University of Miami respectively. 

Jim Spratt

FNGLA's Government Affairs Consultant


Jim is the president of Magnolia Strategies, a Tallahassee-based governmental consulting and management agency, and handles issues including green belt, zoning, tax exemptions, and water. 

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