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Dean Cannon’s Capitol Insight hauls in $860K in Q2 lobbying fees

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Relatively new on the scene, former House Speaker Dean Cannon‘s lobby shop Capitol Insight is raking in the consulting fees like an old Adams Street institution. According to a compensation report the firm filed Thursday morning, the firm collected an estimated $860,000 for its consulting services between April 1 and June 30. The total includes some $430,000 in fees from 62 executive lobbying clients and $430,000 from 61 legislative clients. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. provided the largest invoice for executive branch…

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Rick Scott’s big partner for successful Economic Summit — Disney

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In successfully hosting seven presidential candidates in Orlando earlier this month, Gov. Rick Scott had one invaluable partner — Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts. As first reported by the Tampa Bay Times, campaign finance records show that on June 2 – the day of the Economic Growth Summit – the Walt Disney Co. gave nearly a quarter million dollars to Scott’s Let’s Get to Work fundraising committee. The Summit, held at the Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center, drew…

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