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INFLUENCE Magazine - page 2

Debuting today: Influence Magazine (Link to digital version inside)

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During the 2012 election cycle, about $404 million was spent by Florida candidates and political action committees. Although that figure doesn’t include what Barack Obama and Mitt Romney dished out, it’s still a healthy number. A lot of political consultants built beach houses in Cedar Key and Destin with what they made that year. During the same period, more than $425 million was spent by more than 2,500 companies, trade associations, local governments, and unions to influence the 160 members of the Florida Legislature…

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