Justice Dept. won’t cite state secrets to hide identity of person who ‘tasked’ Saudis to aid 9/11 hijackers

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org In a stunning twist in the search for answers about 9/11, the Justice Department announced Thursday

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Miami-Dade Schools give fat, multi-year lobbying contract to Trump-connected lobbyist

By William Gjebre FloridaBulldog.org Seeking an edge in Republican-dominated Washington politics, Miami-Dade public school officials awarded a federal lobbying contract

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UNF capital improvements among appropriations asks by northeast Florida lawmakers

As legislators begin filing appropriations bills in Tallahassee, we are starting to get an idea what success (or failure) will

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Ballard Partners going national, opens D.C. office

Ballard Partners is extending its reach, announcing it is opening an office in Washington, D.C. Brian Ballard, the firm’s president,

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Susie Wiles, architect of Donald Trump’s Florida win, heads to D.C. for inauguration

When Jacksonville political consultant Susie Wiles signed on with the Donald Trump campaign, many locals — who thought it was the year of Jeb

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Donald Trump inauguration a special moment for Brian Ballard

This isn’t Brian Ballard’s first inauguration, but it might end up being one of the most memorable. Ballard, the president

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A.G. Gancarski surveys the wreckage of his 2016 predictions

When 2016 kicked off, the world was different, and our political prognoses reflected those false assurances. We didn’t imagine President Donald Trump on a

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Ballard Partners teams up with leading Illinois influence shop

Ballard Partners on Thursday announced a “strategic alliance” with the Chicago-based All-Circo political consulting firm. “It gives us a marketing

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Jacksonville wants state help on Hart Expressway ramp mods

Despite major turnover in the Duval County Legislative Delegation, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry‘s priorities are largely unchanged. Money for public safety.

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Thanksgiving 2016, as brought to you by these Florida lobbyists and political organizations

It’s time to talk turkey. And stuffing, pie and football. Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the winter holiday season; the

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Déjà vu all over again in lobbyist compensation reports

The latest lobbyist compensation reports may have readers think they’re seeing in triple vision. For the third quarter, the top

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Halloween is brought you by these Florida lobbyists and political associations

The witching hour is upon us. Ghosts and ghouls fill the streets. Zombies walk side-by-side with princesses and superheroes. Their

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Al Lawson’s financial disclosure shows lobbying pays well

It looks very likely that Democrat Al Lawson, who dispatched Corrine Brown in the primary in Congressional District 5, will win the

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