Tag: Brian Ballard
Past winners of the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. Image via AP.

Peter SchorschAugust 19, 2016

Congressional candidates Al Lawson and Annette Taddeo out-raised and outspent their Democratic Primary opponents over the last two months, according to newly filed campaign finance reports. Lawson is running against longtime Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown in Florida’s 5th Congressional District, which was redrawn to run from Gadsden County in the west to Jacksonville in the […]


Ballard Partners finished the second quarter as the top earning governmental affairs firm in Florida. The Tallahassee-based firm reported second quarter median compensation of about $2.2 million. The earnings mean the firm will once again be among the state’s Top 3 earners. Firms must file compensation reports each quarter, and the reports covering the second quarter […]

Jim RosicaAugust 10, 2016

Incoming House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz of Tampa has let go two top staffers as she remakes the chamber’s Minority Office. Its staff director, 17-year House veteran Durward Brewer, and communications director Paul Flemming have been released, Cruz said Wednesday. Taking Brewer’s place will be Joe McCann, a lobbyist and former senior VP at the Ballard Partners lobbying firm and a […]

Rosanne DunkelbergerFebruary 18, 2016

“Sticks and bricks” were on the agenda at Tallahassee’s “Emerging Trends in Real Estate,” seminar where updates were given on seven major development efforts totaling more than $1 billion. Nearly 200 people attended, representing a variety of interests including commercial real estate, banking, engineering, city, county and state government, and construction. It was held at the University Center Club, […]


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