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Florida Technology Council welcomes 3 new security and IT services members

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Symantec, SignalVault and Computers That Werk are the latest security and information technology firms to join the Florida Technology Council (FTC). Founded in July 2014, the FTC advocates on behalf of the state’s information technology industry before both the Florida Legislature and executive branch. Founding members are AT&T, SAS, Uber Operations, Kyra InfoTech, Scholastic, Five Points Technology Group, and CNLBank. “I’m thrilled to welcome our newest members to the FTC,” said chairwoman Vivian Myrtetus. “From established brands to emerging leaders,…

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Adams Street Advocates pulls down $375K in Q2 lobbying fees

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Tallahassee-based governmental affairs consultancy Adams Street Advocates hauled in $375,000 between April 1 and June 30 of 2015, according to estimates based on recently submitted compensation reports. The firm boasted a wide and varied portfolio of clients during Q2, ranging from high-paying industry interests like Symantec and Intuit, Inc. – who combined to account for some $60,000 in lobbying fees – to public interest clients like The Everglades Foundation and Florida Coalition for the Homeless. Other big-time clients for Adams Street Advocates included Florida Pharmacy Association, Brevard County-based Harris Corporation and business software…

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