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Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority launches search for state lobbyist

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The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, which runs the county bus system, is looking for someone to lobby state legislators on its behalf. Triggering the search was the expiration of the contract with GrayRobinson, an Orlando-based law firm and lobbying group that has represented the PSTA since 2011. GrayRobinson is paid a base salary of about $60,000 per year for its services. It’s been a cost that has paid off, Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch said. Welch is one of the commission’s…

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