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FL’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday


This Friday starts Florida’s 2018 Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday three-day weekend. Many products and items will be tax-free August 3rd – 5th, 2018 at most major retail stores. The August holiday is designed to help ease the cost of getting children back into the classroom with clothes that fit and backpacks full of necessary supplies. Team … Continued

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105 New Laws Become Effective Today


On this day, Sunday, July 1st, 2018, over one hundred bills that were signed into law by Governor Rick Scott following Florida’s 2018 legislative session officially become effective. The legislation included ranges from adding more regulation to marriage licenses, to starting a southeast Florida coral reef ecosystem conservation area, to revising the definition of the … Continued

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Maverick PAC names Jason Fischer and Darrick McGhee to Future 40 Award


June 1, 2015 by Phil Amman/Saint Peters Blog Read the Article The Maverick Political Action Committee today named Florida Republicans Jason Fischer and Darrick McGhee to its annual “Future 40 Award.” Maverick PAC is the Republican-affiliated political advocacy organization of more than 3,500 young legal, business and civic leaders with 20 chapters nationwide. The group’s goal is to promote candidates and … Continued

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TRENDS 2014 Leading Association Lobbyists

Jon Johnson

Association advocates do their legwork in capitals across the country, giving voice to their industries in the attempt to influence lawmakers and regulators. These lobbyists also are ambassadors of the association community, an embodiment of the spirit and power of the right to freely associate and to speak.

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