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Personnel note: Peebles & Smith becomes Peebles, Smith & Matthews with hire of Ryan Matthews

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Peebles & Smith is now Peebles Smith & Matthews. The firm announced Monday that Ryan Matthews, who most recently served as the interim secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, has joined as a principal.

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Meet Megan Sirjane-Samples, one of the ’30 under 30′ rising stars of Florida politics

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When Florida’s cities need help on transportation issues before the Legislature, they turn to Megan Sirjane-Samples. That’s her specialty as a lobbyist for the Florida League of Cities, which represents the interests of Florida’s 411 municipalities. Before she joined the League in 2013, Sirjane-Samples lobbied at Tallahassee’s Pittman Law Group. There, she also represented “a multitude of local governments,” she says. Sirjane-Samples has managed political campaigns, and is president of the Florida Association of Intergovernmental Relations, which promotes and protects home rule. In her off time, she volunteers for American Legion…

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Meet Phillip Singleton, one of the ’30 under 30′ rising stars of Florida politics

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Phillip Singleton is the only consultant in The Process who can lay claim to the title “Hip-Hop Lobbyist.” He also claims a first: In 2010, he says he became the youngest African-American registered lobbyist in Florida history. The next year, the Florida Conference of Black State Legislators recognized him as an Emerging Leader in Politics, and he was included in 850 Business Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 in Florida politics. He founded Singleton Consulting in 2014. It’s a long way from his…

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