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Palm Coast Ends Federal Lobbying Efforts But Renews State Contract, Declining Coalition

| September 9, 2014

Palm Coast, the county and Flagler Beach spend $125,000 on lobbying firms between them. Palm Coast, accounting for $45,000 of that, doesn’t want to join a lobbying coalition, saying the city’s needs are too particular, and the return on investment already proven.

Tallahassee For Sale: Six Lobbying Firms Collect More Than $1 Million Each

| August 18, 2013

Bolstered by huge paydays from some clients, at least six lobbying firms, including the Southern Strategy Group, collected $1 million or more in legislative lobbying fees between April 1 and June 30.

Commissioner to Lobbyist: Milissa Holland Joins Powerful Southern Strategy Group

| July 17, 2013

In a pair of candid interviews, former Flagler County Commissioner Milissa Holland traced her personal and professional trajectories that took her from representing taxpayers in government to representing the special-interest clients of the Southern Strategy Group, one of Florida’s–and the nation’s–most powerful lobbying firms.

Pork’s Other End: Lobbying of Florida Legislature Tops $120 Million in 2012

| February 18, 2013

Lobbyists collected at least $120 million to represent businesses and other clients before the Florida Legislature in 2012, with companies such as AT&T and the gambling industry spending heavily

ALEC’s Influence in Florida Is Broad
And Deep, With Business and Lawmakers

| July 29, 2012

ALEC–the extreme right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council influencing many legislatures around the county–has an inordinate amount of influence on the Florida Legislature, according to a report by a coalition of liberal groups.

Profits of Buying Florida’s Government: Lobbyists Earn $52 Million in 2nd Quarter

| August 18, 2011

Florida is hurting. Lobbyists aren’t: they increased their take from April to June to $52 million, up from $49.3 million in the same period last year.

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