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Lobbyists caught in cross-fire



TALLAHASSEE — How's this for an awkward job? You are a lobbyist, charged with bringing home state money and support for the organization that employs you. But this year, money is alarmingly sparse. And your boss' boss is suing the very lawmakers you're trying to lobby.

Such is the situation facing Florida public university lobbyists, who are trying to work in the midst of an ongoing dispute over who should control university tuition — the Legislature or the Board of Governors.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:20pm]


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