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Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority launches search for state lobbyist

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The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, which runs the county bus system, is looking for someone to lobby state legislators on its behalf. Triggering the search was the expiration of the contract with GrayRobinson, an Orlando-based law firm and lobbying group that has represented the PSTA since 2011. GrayRobinson is paid a base salary of about $60,000 per year for its services. It’s been a cost that has paid off, Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch said. Welch is one of the commission’s…

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Todd Wilcox blasts David Jolly on calling for lobbying ban – even though he said it nearly a year ago

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Since declaring his candidacy for  his first run for Congress in late 2013, David Jolly has to had to hear from his critics that he’s a creature of the Washington Establishment. Jolly spent 11 years working with Congressman Bill Young, the last six as his general counsel. In 2007 he left join the Washington, D.C. firm Van Scoyoc Associates as a lobbyist, and in 2011, he left Van Scoyoc to open his own firm, Three Bridges Advisors. Now he’s running as a Washington reformer in a bid for the…

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