The country’s big beer companies have set their sights on craft brewers in the Sunshine State -- again.
This past legislative session was big business for sports lobbyists, The Florida-Times Union reported this week.
Steve Miller: Meridian Strategies, the lobbying firm that doubles as the management group for Jeb Bush’s controversial education reform nonprofits, on Monday pulled its lobbying registration following a Sunday news story questioning its role in the Bush operations.
Ashely Lopez: On Tuesday, an ethics bill aimed at addressing Tallahassee's "revolving door"-- the movement of government employees from lobbying firms to the positions they lobbied -- cleared a Senate panel.
Howard Goodman: Everyone knows why deep-pocketed interests are spending money on Tallahassee insiders. Money equals influence.
Ralph De La Cruz: A report by the National Institute on Money in State Politics focuses on the influence of anonymous attack money in Florida politics.