Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

LobbyTools - page 3

The latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

With a hat-tip to LobbyTools, the latest of who is on — and off — the legislative staffing merry-go-round. Off: Christine Biron is no longer legislative assistant for state Sen. Darren Soto. On: Martin Rivera takes Biron’s place as Soto’s legislative assistant. Off & on: Michael Willson is leaving as legislative analyst for the House Economic Affairs Committee. On: Stephanie Johnson replaces Willson as the new legislative analyst for the Economic Affairs Committee. On: Derek Miller is the new administrative assistant for the House Education Committee. Off: Kerrington Kiner is leaving as policy chief of the…

Keep Reading

The latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

With a hat-tip to LobbyTools, here is latest on who is on and who is off the legislative staffing merry-go-round. Off: Jay Ferrin has left his position as legislative analyst for the Senate Majority Office. Off: Chase Daniels has left his position as legislative assistant for state Sen. Charlie Dean. On: Drew Aldikacti is the new legislative assistant for Sen. Dean. Off: Maria Chamorro is leaving her position as legislative assistant for state Sen. Anitere Flores. On: Tiffany Lorente is…

Keep Reading

The latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

With a hat-tip to LobbyTools, here is latest on who is on and who is off the legislative staffing merry-go-round. Off: Alexander Barrio has left his position as a Legislative Analyst with the Senate Minority Office. Off: Dane Bennett has left his position as legislative assistant with state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto. On: Mia Simon is now a legislative assistant with state Sen. Benacquisto. Off: Kassandra Timothe has left her position as legislative assistant with state Sen. Arthenia Joyner. Off: Laura Jimenez has left her position as legislative assistant with state Sen. Maria Sachs. Off: Gavin Beagle is no longer a senior attorney…

Keep Reading

M&Ms, special sessions and productivity: the ‘Other Session Wrap-Up’

in Top Headlines by

After an abrupt and acrimonious end of the legislative session, both the Florida House and Senate have come to at least one agreement – a special session to finish a state budget. Many believe nothing good came out of this year’s 60-day session (or 57-day, for the House). For them, the folks at Moore Communications Group and LobbyTools compiled a number of fun facts and trivia in the “Other Session Wrap-Up.” To hammer out a budget for 2015-2016, lawmakers expect…

Keep Reading

Has John McBride emerged as favorite for St. Petersburg’s city lobbying position?

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

John McBride, a Tallahassee-based lobbyist with stints at the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Office of Insurance regulation, has emerged as one of the leading candidates for the City of St. Petersburg’s governmental relations position, according to sources  familiar with the interviewing and selection process. McBride’s is relatively unknown inside City Hall, nevertheless, he may very well win the position because many of the other leading candidates have too many factors working against them. Former City Councilmember Rene Flowers…

Keep Reading

Has John McBride emerged as favorite for St. Petersburg’s city lobbying position?

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

John McBride, a Tallahassee-based lobbyist with stints at the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Office of Insurance Regulation, has emerged as one of the leading candidates for the City of St. Petersburg’s governmental relations position, according to sources  familiar with the interviewing and selection process. McBride’s is relatively unknown inside City Hall, nevertheless, he may very well win the position because many of the other leading candidates have too many factors working against them. Former City Councilmember Rene Flowers…

Keep Reading

Go to Top