With less than two weeks left in the 2014 legislative session, here’s where sh*t stands on four key issues.
We’ll start with the “unthinkable”: a Republican lobby team (Nick Iarossi), a Republican governor, Republican legislature, Republican environmental agency leadership, and a Republican CEO of the Everglades Foundation (Erik Eikenberg) will end session with two of the best years ever in regards to restoration funding efforts. Take that, (fill in any number of names here)!
Capital City Consulting
Principals: Nick Iarossi, Gerald Wester, Ron LaFace Jr., Chris Schoonover, Ken Granger, Ashley Mayer
2013 Executive branch revenue: $400,000 to $1 million
2013 Legislative branch revenue: More than $3.5 million
Clients: Aetna, Office Depot, American Insurance Association, CIGNA, Citibank, Visa, The Everglades Foundation, Florida Association of Ticket Brokers, the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform