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Barney Bishop's latest adventure takes flight



Four months after announcing he was leaving Associated Industries of Florida, veteran Tallahassee lobbyist Barney Bishop said Thursday he's forming a new lobbying firm, Barney Bishop Consulting LLC.

"You can't teach an old dog new tricks," Bishop says.

He's looking to attract clients in three areas he views as specialties: space, transportation and offshore oil exploration.  He's also launching a web site ( and a blog called The Bishop Blog and he'll start tweeting, too.

"Everybody's been waiting to see what I was going to do," Bishop says.

[Last modified: Friday, December 2, 2011 1:40am]


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