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Personnel note: Legislative veteran Julie Fess joins Wilson & Associates

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Lobbying firm Wilson & Associates LLC is reinforcing its governmental affairs team with the addition of state legislative and appropriations veteran Julie Fess. Fess, with two decades of experience, joins the Tallahassee firm specializing in energy, infrastructure, construction, regulated industries and defense. Hailing from the Orlando area, Fess offers longstanding political connections, serving in the offices of both former Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon and Senate Budget Chair and Majority Leader Locke Burt. As a senior legislative staffer, Fess developed extensive…

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Jeff Kottkamp announces endorsement of three more legislators

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Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp just announced that three more state representatives have backed his campaign for Attorney General. The three new endorsements come from across the state–Marti Coley, R-Marianna, J.C. Palanas, R-Miami, and conservative Charles Van Zant, R-Palatka. With these newest endorsements, Kottkamp has secured the backing of 39 members of the Legislature. Kottkamp also announced that he was being backed by former Senate Majority Leader Locke Burt. “I appreciate the support from Representatives Coley, Planas, Van Zant and Senator…

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