Tag: David Mica

Drew WilsonApril 18, 2018
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The Florida Petroleum Council on Wednesday “raised strong objection” to the Constitution Revision Commission combining offshore drilling and workplace vaping bans into one proposal on the 2018 ballot. “Monday’s decision will force Florida’s voters to vote for or against two completely unrelated, but important, issues at the same time. Bundling these issues is mixing apples […]

Peter SchorschJuly 21, 2017
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The Florida Lottery on Thursday confirmed that three top officials had turned in their resignations—but wouldn’t say why.  Secretary Jim Poppell “is committed to the Lottery fulfilling its mission of funding education for Florida’s students,” spokeswoman Connie Barnes said in an email. The Lottery’s profits go into the state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, which pays for Florida Bright […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 27, 2017
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Gov. Rick Scott proposed $618 million in tax cuts this week, which included four back to school holidays and reducing the commercial lease tax. “Governor Scott’s ‘Fighting for Florida’s Future’ tax package includes a number of cuts which will significantly support Florida’s retailers, including a reduction in the business rent tax, cutting the business tax […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterNovember 7, 2016
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Change is coming, but the state’s lobbying association wants to offer some input before new House rules are finalized. David Mica, the chairman of the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists, sent a letter Monday to House Speaker Designate Richard Corcoran asking weigh in on the House rules before they are released. “There have been several […]

Drew WilsonNovember 19, 2015
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The James Madison Institute released its 2015 Leaders Fellowship list Wednesday, featuring more than 100 under-40 leaders from across the Sunshine State. The JMI Leaders Fellowship is a yearlong program designed to network young leaders and educate them on key public policy issues and the impact they have on the state’s economic development. The Tallahassee-based […]


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