Client advocacy at the legislative, executive, agency, county and municipal levels.
Tracking, analyzing and interpreting proposed legislation and regulations, including the state budget.
Continuous monitoring and analysis of legislative, administrative, regulatory and political activity to assess potential impacts.
Collaborative strategic planning to ensure alignment of a government relations strategy with the desired business goals.
Governor DeSantis Appointments: Florida Building Commission Reappointed were W. Grey Marker II, Fort Lauderdale, CEO of Marker Construction Group; Michael Bourré, Fleming Island, president of Bourré Construction Group and president of the Florida Home Builders; and Paul Jones, Jacksonville, president and CEO of W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor, Inc. Florida International University Board of Trustees Appointed Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]
HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS The six-month hurricane season began June 1st and forecasters predict between 13-20 named storms. As of this writing, we have already made it to Tropical Storm Claudette, which dumped heavy rain on the Southeast over Father’s Day weekend. SCHOOL RENAMINGS After almost a year of debate, the Duval County School Board voted Read more about Issues of Interest[…]
COVID-19 BUSINESS RENT The national clothing store Guess? Retail, Inc. suspended rental payments throughout the country during the initial stages of the pandemic. A Miami-Date County landlord sued the company alleging that the lease required the payment of rent, even during force majeure events, including government-imposed closures for the pandemic. A county circuit court judge decided against Read more about Legal Updates[…]
Governor DeSantis Appointments: Agency for Healthcare Administration Tom Wallace has been chosen to be the next Florida Medicaid director. Wallace replaces Beth Kidder who left for a position at Health Management Associates. Wallace previously served as a deputy secretary at AHCA. Board of Nursing Eight were appointed to the Board of Nursing. You may view Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]
BRIGHTLINE TRAIN SERVICE Brightline, the high-speed rail service from Miami to Orlando, has completed over 50 percent of its construction on the extension to Orlando. Brightline has invested $4.2 billion in the 170-mile extension from West Palm Beach to Orlando International Airport. Local officials held a public relations event to mark the occasion on May 19th signing Read more about Issues of Interest[…]