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How pink became sine die tradition in Tallahassee

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Pink is what distinguishes the last day of Florida’s Legislative Sessions. Lobbyists, consultants, former lawmakers and observers, clad in pink outfits, roam the Capitol hallways during the session’s final hours. Pink is the tradition for Capitol veterans to pay tribute to the late lobbyist Marvin Arrington. “Marvin was here for a long time, and he had a tradition of wearing a pink sports coat on the last day of Session,” said Wayne Malaney, who lobbies for newspaper publishers. In 2002, Arrington succumbed…

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Evan Power joins Ramba Consulting Group

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Now that the dust has finally settled from the 2016 Session, Adams Streeters are retooling and getting ready for the next go-around. The most recent personnel move: lobbyist Evan Power will join Ramba Consulting Group. Power comes to the firm — helmed by eponym Dave Ramba —  after some 12 years of experience both inside and outside Florida government. Power served in the Florida House in both the Majority Office as well as the Procedures and Policy Office as a Legislative Analyst for former Speaker and current…

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How pink became a Sine Die tradition in Tallahassee

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Pink is what distingusihes the last day of Florida’s legislative sessions. Lobbyists, consultants, former lawmakers and observers, clad in pink outfits, roam the Capitol hallways during the session’s final hours. Pink is the tradition for Capitol veterans to pay tribute to the late lobbyist Marvin Arrington. “Marvin was here for a long time and he had a tradition of wearing a pink sports coat on the last day of session,” said Wayne Malaney, who lobbies for newspaper publishers. In 2002, Arrington succumbed to a…

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