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2016 Legislative Food Fights: Seminole Compact faces skeptical Legislature

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The back-and-forth and backroom dealing is over, and lawmakers soon will publicly comb through the new blackjack deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The 63-page document revived the old joke around the Capitol: It contains something for everyone … to hate. And that means the tribe’s lobbyists will be working double-time to get some version of it through The Process.  Last year’s lobby team kept a relatively low profile: Emily Buckley, Gus Corbella, Hayden and Angela Dempsey, Fred Dickinson, Charles…

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Jones Walker pulls down $260K in Q2 lobbying fees

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New Orleans-based law firm Jones Walker is continuing its push into the Tallahassee influence industry, racking up an estimated $260,000 in second-quarter consulting fees, according to recently submitted compensation reports. Lobbyists Marc Dunbar, Emily Buckley, Chris Moya and Daniel Russell held down the fort during Q2, managing a client list that was heavy on vice industries. The Seminole Tribe of Florida accounted for the single-biggest invoices between April 1 and June 30, spending some $50,000 for JW’s influence services both legislative and executive.…

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