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William Peebles’ two-man lobbying shop pulls down $310K in Q3 lobbying fees

William Peebles’ two-man lobbying shop earned an estimated $310,000 in fees during the third quarter, according to recently submitted compensation reports. Approximately $95,000 came from executive branch lobbying while more than double that amount, $215,000, is estimated to have come from legislative advocacy efforts. The firm’s index of clients include the City of Tampa, which paid an estimated $60,000. Florida […]

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Metz Husband & Daughton books $800K in third-quarter lobbying fees

The Tallahassee-based lobbying practice of Metz Husband & Daughton did a brisk business during the third quarter of 2015, taking in $800,000 for its Q3 work according to estimates based on recently submitted lobbyist compensation reports. The firm’s heftiest invoices came from The Florida Bar, which accounted for about $40,000 in executive and legislative lobbying fees during the […]

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Colonial Downs Asks Federal Court To Intervene In Licensing Dispute

Officials from Colonial Downs issued the following press release Nov. 13: Today, Colonial Downs filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against the Virginia Racing Commission (VRC). The filing seeks clarity on conflicting federal and state laws that Colonial … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio says he doesn’t want to attack other Republicans

Although Marco Rubio wasn’t scheduled to speak at the Sunshine Summit in Orlando until after 11:30 a.m. he gave a sneak preview of his remarks to a couple of hundred supporters in a ballroom about an hour earlier, where he was introduced by former Florida House Majority Leader Adam Hasner. His speech came after a raucous […]

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Capital City Consulting commands $1.7 million in Q3 lobbying fees

Capital City Consulting, consistently ranking as one of top four governmental affairs firms in Florida, maintained its position during the third quarter of this year, collecting about $1,656,000 between July and the end of September, according to recently filed state lobbying compensation reports. Among CCC’s most substantial accounts were health insurance company Aetna, which paid an estimated […]

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Chris Ingram isn’t convinced that Marco Rubio has answered all the questions about his use of RPOF Amex card

Last Saturday as promised, Marco Rubio released American Express statements from 2005 and 2006, responding to questions about his use of that card that belonged to the Republican Party of Florida, saying that only eight of the charges were for personal expenses and that he had paid them off personally. The controversy has dogged Rubio on […]

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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney earns nearly $1m in Q3 lobbying fees

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is once again among the highest earning lobbying firms in Florida, bringing in an estimated $919,000 between July and September 2015, according to recently submitted compensation reports. The firm’s largest client invoice was earned representing U.S. Sugar, accounting for $74,000 for legislative lobbying services and  $30,000 to $39,000 for executive branch work. The […]

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