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Daytona International Speedway a perfect fit for Florida Sports Development Program

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In the opening weeks of 2016, Florida’s three professional football stadiums and Daytona International Speedway will each vie for taxpayer funds to help pay for upgrades, many already in progress. Ranking the applicants — Jacksonville Jaguars, Daytona International Speedway (DIS), Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins — will be the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, which has been tasked with analyzing each request through the state’s Sports Development Program. Once rated by the DEO, results will be presented to the…

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Tsamoutales Strategies takes in $180K in Q2 lobbying fees

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Tsamoutales Strategies — the three-lobbyist firm where former Senate President Mike Haridopolos plies his trade — collected $80,000 in fees between April 1 and June 30, according to recently submitted compensation reports. The U.S. arm of Spain-based company Abengoa Water anchored the firm’s client list, contributing between $30,000-$39,999 for both legislative and executive lobbying services last quarter for a total of some $70,000 in Q2 earnings. International Speedway Corp., which built and maintains the track that hosts the Daytona 500, was the firm’s…

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