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4th Floor Files talks with Taylor Patrick Biehl on Springsteen, loyalty and Abe Lincoln

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Today’s chapter of the “4th Floor Files” talks with lobbyist Taylor Patrick Biehl, a fan of both Bruce Springsteen and Abraham Lincoln.  Last year, Biehl and Dr. Jeffry Sharkey created the Medical Marijuana Business Association of Florida. Biehl has served as the director of governmental affairs for the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, as an associate with Uhlfelder & Associates, P.A. and on the staff of the Senate Community Affairs Committee. Biehl credits a former history professor with his…

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4th Floor Files talks with Reggie Garcia about winning, The Fugitive and getting it in writing

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Lobbyist Reggie Garcia is the subject of the newest chapter of the “4th Floor Files.” Garcia is also a clemency lawyer who spends a lot of his time lobbying the governor and Cabinet for clemency on behalf of clients. Garcia has his own practice and his lobbying clients include Clinton Treadway, the Florida Justice Association, the Florida Education Fund, Florida Association of Broadcasters and the Drive Safely Forum. He recently authored How to Leave Prison Early, a do-it-yourself guide for parolees and clemency petitioners…

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4th Floor Files talks with Gus Corbella about Florida film, green ties and thinking big

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The latest chapter of “4th Floor Files” talks with Agustin Corbella, director of the Government Law & Policy practice for Greenberg Traurig’s Tallahassee office. Gus Corbella advocates for a number of industry leaders such as the Florida Hospital Association, AT&T, National Vision, the Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. His resume also includes a range of political roles, including senior adviser for John McCain’s presidential campaign, chief of staff for the Florida Senate president and director of…

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‘4th Floor Files’ talks with Joshua Aubuchon about ‘the game,’ Makers’ Mark and freeing growlers

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Today’s installment of the “4th Floor Files” talks with Joshua Aubuchon of the Tallahassee office of Holland & Knight. Josh’s specialties include advocacy for alcoholic beverages, property and automobile insurance, tort reform and health care. Clients include the Florida Chamber of Commerce, State Farm Florida, Shands HealthCare and the Florida Brewers Guild, which puts Josh in the thick of the legislative battle to legalize 64-oz. “growlers” in 2015. Here’s the file on Josh Aubuchon: Significant other? Children? Grand kids? I am…

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4th Floor Files talks to Sean Pittman about compassion, Gretna and the Big Bend Minority Chamber

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Today’s chapter of the “4th Floor Files” talks with attorney and lobbyist Sean Pittman, named one of the Top Twenty-Five Most Influential People in Tallahassee by the Tallahassee Democrat. In addition to his lobbying and legal practices, Pittman also co-hosts “The Usual Suspects,” one of North Florida’s premier weekly political talk shows. In February, Pittman became Second Vice Chair of the Orange Bowl Committee, a nonprofit sports organization that promotes and serves South Florida. Significant other? Children? Grand kids? My…

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4th Floor Files talks to Albert Balido about realism, Sine Die parties and being yourself

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The newest chapter of the “4th Floor Files” features Albert Balido, principal founder of the Tallahassee-based Anfield Consulting. Balido’s boutique public affairs firm represents a wide range of interests, including Florida Crystals, the Cities of Miami and Frostproof, Hewlett Packard Co., the Florida Education Association and the Southern Poverty Law Center, to name a few. Significant other? Children? Grand kids? Married 11 years to Noreen Reboso. One child, an English Bulldog named Doughnut. In 25 words or less, explain what you…

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‘4th Floor Files’ talks to Joe Mobley about good mullet, growlers and Tally in the big leagues

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The newest chapter of the “4th Floor Files” features lobbyist Joe Mobley, principal at The Fiorentino Group based out of Jacksonville and Tallahassee. Mobley previously served as assistant vice president of legislative affairs at Fidelity National Financial, as well as an aide to former state Rep. and former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carrol. Significant other? Children? Grand kids? Wife Kristina Mobley, and three children. Girls, 9 and 7, and a boy, 4. In 25 words or less, explain what you do.…

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