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Following Criticism, Jeb Bush’s Lobbyist Withdraws State Registration

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.
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Sweeping Ethics Reform Moves Forward In Florida Senate

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.
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Lobbyists Set Spending Record

Howard Goodman: Everyone knows why deep-pocketed interests are spending money on Tallahassee insiders. Money equals influence.