Tag: Volkswagen
UF Environmental Health & Safety staff recently attached four smaller houses to the outside of the newest barn in hopes of enticing the bats to begin the relocation process on their own. Photo Credit: Bri Lehan/University of Florida

Mitch PerryJune 1, 2016
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Here’s a warning to those who have just purchased (or about a purchase) a new Toyota, Mitsubishi, Fiat Chrysler, or Volkswagon vehicle: You could very well have your new car recalled within the next two years because it contains a defective — and potentially very dangerous — airbag. That’s the conclusion of a new report issued Wednesday by […]

Drew WilsonNovember 16, 2015
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Tallahassee-based firm Heffley & Associates enjoyed a healthy third quarter, collecting $430,000 in lobbying earnings between July 1 and Sept. 30 according to recently filed lobbying compensation reports. Topping the list of the firm’s 25 clients last quarter was the Florida Medical Association, which accounted for an estimated $50,000 of the firm’s earnings during that […]

Jim RosicaOctober 9, 2015
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Orlando trial attorney John Morgan now is seeking clients for the latest legal vogue: Suing Volkswagen. His firm, Morgan & Morgan, sent out emails Thursday, saying recipients “may be entitled to compensation” from the car company. Volkswagen recently was caught hacking its own emission devices with software that enabled its diesel cars to trick U.S. government tests. The […]

Ryan RayAugust 4, 2015
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With just a two-person shop — prominent Republican strategist Rich Heffley and Kelly Horton, the firm’s VP of governmental affairs — Heffley & Associates is making the most of the “keep it small, keep it all” approach to the influence business. Its reported legislative earnings in the second quarter of 2015 reached an estimated total of $320,000 […]


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