Citizens Encouraging Progress, Inc. (CEPI) is an issues based political committee created by the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership.
The purpose of the Corporation will be to seek out, endorse and support issues that contribute to a positive business climate for Ocala and Marion County.
The Corporation is empowered to raise funds for the purpose of furthering these principles; to employ such persons as necessary to further the purposes of the Committee; to operate a political committee in accord with the provisions of Chapter 106, Florida Statutes, as it now exists or may hereafter be amended; and to do any and all things necessary or desirable for the attainment of these purposes. The Corporation is an independent and autonomous organization, not affiliated with any political party. The Committee is not a branch or subsidiary of any national, state or local political committee.
CEPI is supported by a broad consortium of businesses and individuals who are dedicated to championing issues and activities that protect Marion County’s business climate, economy and quality of life.