Charter school advocacy helps Larry Williams bring in $170K in Q2 lobbying fees

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Larry Williams Consulting brought in nearly $170, 000 in the second quarter of 2014 through a roster of charter schools and educational interests.

For the second quarter of 2014, Williams, the one-man lobbying team for his eponymous Fernandina Beach firm, brought in up to $89,991 in legislative fees and $79,992 in executive, for a total of $169,983. With $229,981 taken in for Q1, Williams’ year-to-date lobbyist compensation is at $399,964.

The firm has a lineup of eight clients for both legislative and executive advocacy, which gave up to $9,999 each:

The single legislative client not on executive list is SEED Foundation, Inc., a Washington, D.C., group providing educational opportunities to urban communities. SEED – a state operator for public boarding schools – gave Williams up to $9,999 for legislative services.

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