Tag: Jose Felix Diaz
DSCC asks why Rubio won't 'stand up for us.'

Drew WilsonNovember 26, 2018
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6min23
Another four Democrats and four Republicans took the first step toward re-election before in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Coconut Creek Democratic Rep. Kristin Jacobs, who opened her campaign account Wendesday, and Lakeland Republican Rep. Colleen Burton are the longest tenured of the bunch. Jacobs, a former Broward County Commissioner, was first elected to the Florida House in 2014. […]

Drew WilsonNovember 2, 2018
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4min14
Miami Republican Vance Aloupis, a candidate for House District 115, is out with a new campaign mailer highlighting his work expand free and reduced-cost health coverage for Florida children. Aloupis heads up The Children’s Movement of Florida, a charitable organization devoted improving outcomes for children in the first five years of life. Among the issues […]

Danny McAuliffeApril 16, 2018
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3min10
The ‘revolving door’ of elected officials and lobbyists could soon get jammed. A proposed constitutional amendment that would mandate a six-year lobbying ban on all elected officeholders, agency heads and judges cleared the Florida Constitution Revision Commission in a 30-4 vote on Monday. If approved by 60 percent of voters in November, public officers will […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 20, 2018
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5min27
Florida is poised to make history with the Legislature’s Tuesday passage of a proposal to place a statue of civil-rights leader and educator Mary McLeod Bethune in the National Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol. The statue of Bethune would replace a likeness of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith, who has represented Florida for decades in […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 26, 2018
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2min30
Former state Rep. Jose Felix “Pepi” Diaz remains at Ballard Partners, but has taken a second position at the law firm of Panza, Maurer & Maynard, the firm announced. Diaz, executive vice president at Ballard’s lobbying firm, also will be a partner in the law firm’s Coral Gables office. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, the firm also has an office in […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 24, 2018
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6min16
Could anyone be leading a more charmed life than super-lobbyist Brian Ballard? He’s putting the finishing touches on his new downtown Tallahassee headquarters for Ballard Partners, his governmental affairs firm; he’s basking in the glow of his friendship with President Donald Trump, and he’s adding talent at an almost breakneck clip. His latest acquisition: Jose Felix […]


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