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Adam Putnam: Florida ‘can be the jumping off point for the American Dream’

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Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has a theory. Some of the most talented people in the world are going to end up in Florida at some point in their lives. He just wants that to be sooner, rather than later. “I want Florida to be more than the prize for a life well lived, of success accumulated someplace else,” said Putnam during the 2016 Future of Florida Forum Wednesday. “We can be the jumping-off point for the American Dream; the place where…

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Anfield Consulting takes in $560K in Q2 lobbying fees

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Anfield Consulting collected $560,000 last reporting quarter, according to estimates based on recently submitted compensation reports. The team of Frank Bernardino, Edgar Fernandez, Lee Killinger and Albert Balido managed a profitable portfolio of 87 contracts that was heavy on the legislative side of the ledger. Some $405,000 of its earnings came from work with state lawmakers, and the remaining $155,000 stemming from executive agency lobbying. The firm’s single biggest contract was with engineering and business consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff, which each paid Anfield between $30,000-$39,999 in legislative…

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