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Matt Caldwell tries his hand at cattle, timber industries during #2LaneTravels Work Day

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Matt Caldwell knows a bit about cattle. He worked for free on a ranch in Immokalee before he ran for office, telling the owner to call him know whenever there was something to do. The North Fort Myers resident wanted to learn more about the businesses and get a better understanding of the industry. “I built a lot of fence line for free,” joked Caldwell about his previous experiences. Caldwell got a different view of the cattle industry last month,…

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This holiday season is brought to you by these Florida lobbyists and political associations

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The 2015 holiday season marks a quiet before the storm in Florida politics, before the lawmakers and lobbyists take over Tallahassee in January and the high drama of Jeb Bush vs. Marco Rubio and the rest of the GOP presidential field reaches its primary crescendo. So this year, before the annual rites and rituals of “The Process” come to the forefront with visions of appropriations spreadsheets replacing the sugarplums dancing in our heads, the celebrations and good times with friends and family promise to…

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