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Justin Sayfie cancels Sayfie Review Summit

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Justin Sayfie announced Tuesday he had cancelled his upcoming Sept. 14-15 “Sayfie Review Summit” because of Hurricane Irma. “It was a difficult decision to make but our state’s focus in the coming days should be on disaster response, recovery and relief,” Sayfie wrote in an email.

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Justin Sayfie’s Florida Leaders Summit convenes today in Orlando

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The Sayfie Review’s annual Florida Leaders Summit convenes today in Orlando for two days of big ideas and wonky policy discussions. Keynoters Mark Halperin of Bloomberg Politics and New York Times political reporter Jonathan Martin had already been announced for the exclusive invite-only event, as had noted political consultants Kristin Soltis Andersen and Margie Omero. CFO and former Senate President Jeff Atwater tops the program’s collection of experts who will helm panels on more than half a dozen topics, along with Associated Industries president Tom Feeney, Department of Economic Opportunity head Jesse Panuccio, and Pinellas state…

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Mark Halperin to keynote Sayfie Review Summit

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This year’s Sayfie Review’s Florida Leaders Summit will feature Bloomberg Politics analyst and author of 2010’s best-selling Game Change Mark Halperin, the publication announced Monday. Halperin, a longtime political reporter for Time, ABC News and MSNBC who sits on the board New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College, will bring his insider’s perspective to a 2016 Sayfie forum likely well-stocked with fellow insiders. The invite-only summit is set for November 16-17 in Orlando. Heavy statehouse players like Mosaic, Duke Energy and HCA will be — along with Google –– among…

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Sayfie Review announces Florida Leaders Summit partners for November conference

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Lawyer-lobbyist extraordinaire and publisher of the Sayfie Review Justin Sayfie has announced the Thought Leadership Partners — a group of Florida-based think tanks and advocacy groups — whose work will help inform the publication’s upcoming Florida Leaders Summit, set for Nov. 16 and 17 in Orlando. The list of intellectual partners for the summit is: AIF Foundation Bob Graham Center for Public Service LeRoy Collins Institute Florida Chamber Foundation Florida Council of 100 Florida Philanthropic Network Florida Taxwatch Foundation for Florida’s Future The…

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Battleground Tampa Bay

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During last year’s St. Petersburg Mayoral Campaign, when I published blog post after blog post about that election, I took note of a subtle trend in how visitors were arriving on my site. As much as I would have liked otherwise, many of my readers were not coming directly to Saint Petersblog, rather they were coming to the site after searching for a particular term in Google, Yahoo, etc. Yes, there was a base of regular readers who arrived on…

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