The Rev. Wayne Wilson, for the United Community Church in St. Petersburg, stated he additionally travelled for a jet that is private Tallahassee, came across with lawmakers and voiced help for the bill.
But Bethune, Sykes and Wilson stated Amscot's contributions or airfare didn't sway them to guide the legislation.
"I'm maybe maybe not on the market," Wilson stated. " many folks are. That will alter some individuals's minds. It couldn't change mine."
Bethune stated, "Amscot doesn't have sufficient money to purchase my help."