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Pasco County to drop lobbyist, Pensacola mayor wants the amplification

The Pasco County Commission last week voted to not renew the contract of its lobbyist when it expires next year. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward told…

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Speaker Corcoran says local elected officials should do their own lobbying [podcast]

On “Pensacola Speaks,” incoming Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran discussed why he believes that city and county governments shouldn’t hire firms to lobby the Florida…

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Florida Senate, House differ on lobbyist rules

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA New Florida Senate rules released Tuesday do not include the broad-based restrictions on lobbying and budget measures…

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Hammer: private dollars should pay for lobbyists, not public

In a viewpoint in the Tallahassee Democrat, NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer said that she agrees with incoming Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran when it comes…

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