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Doug Holder registers to lobby Florida Legislature

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Doug Holder has entered the government affairs sector. Holder recently registered as a lobbyist, representing the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System on behalf of The Legis Group. Holder founded the firm with former Rep. Robert Schenck. A former state representative, Holder served in the Florida House from 2006 until 2014. During his time in office, the 50-year-old Venice Republican served as chairman of the House economic development subcommittee. He was forced to leave office in 2014…

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Former Hernando commissioner Diane Rowden to seek Florida House seat

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Former Hernando County Commissioner Diane Rowden has called a press conference for noon Wednesday on the steps of the Hernando County courthouse to announce her candidacy for the District 44 state House seat. A Democrat, Rowden served two terms on the County Commission and nearly four years on the Hernando County School Board. This is her first run for state office. The seat is now held by Republican Robert Schenck, who is in his second term and who has pre-filed…

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