Tag: Patrick Murphy

Drew WilsonJanuary 3, 2019
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Agriculture Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried filled out her office’s personnel list a little more Thursday with another round of staffing announcements. The new hires include Franco Ripple as comms director, Max Flugrath as press secretary, Karen Skyers as minority affairs director, Rachel Morgan Garland as rural outreach director and Matt Gotha as cabinet affairs director. “We’re […]

Jacob OglesNovember 30, 2018
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Agriculture Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried’s transition team includes a Parkland father, representatives from law enforcement and even a former Republican candidate for the job. “We have put together a team with experience on the wide ranging issues the Department oversees,” said Transition Team Chairman Patrick Murphy, a former U.S. representative. “In the coming weeks the team […]

Staff ReportsOctober 17, 2018
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AshBritt Environmental, a “rapid-response disaster recovery and special environmental services contractor” in Deerfield Beach, has hired Ballard Partners‘ namesake Brian Ballard and its Christina Daly Brodeur. Veteran influencer Ron Book also remains the company’s lobbyist, according to lobbying registration records accessed Wednesday. Daly Brodeur, formerly Secretary of Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice under Gov. Rick Scott, joined Ballard’s firm last month. The […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 1, 2018
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Five years ago, the federal government shut down. And on Monday, three Florida Democrats reminded Florida media of Ron DeSantis‘ role in “masterminding” it. DeSantis, now the Republican nominee for Governor, was in his first term representing Florida’s 6th Congressional District at the time. And he and his Tea Party colleagues were uniquely positioned to exact […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 19, 2018
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Democratic Rep. Sean Shaw on Wednesday announced he had formed a “General Election Finance Committee” for his Attorney General campaign against Republican nominee Ashley Moody. The list features more than a score names, with Capital City Consulting lobbyist Justin Day, Merlin Law Group founder William Merlin and former Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink are […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 4, 2018
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The Gwen Graham for Governor yard signs were not even down before the man who beat her in last week’s Democratic primary for Florida governor, Andrew Gillum, was being asked if he would consider her as a running mate. There’s a reason God put Labor Day Weekend right after Election Day, and that was so […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 4, 2018
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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum and second-place finisher Gwen Graham ran tough campaigns against each other in the Democratic primary, but Gillum allowed Monday that Graham is “in the mix” for the Lieutenant Governor spot on the ticket. The decision must be made by Thursday. Gillum is reportedly considering Graham, former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, Lauren Book, state Reps. Kristin Jacobs and Amy Mercado, and Palm […]


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