Price of sway in capital: $200-mil
TALLAHASSEE - How much money do Florida lobbyists collect from businesses seeking political influence in the state capital? Thanks to new disclosure requirements, that question can be answered for the first time: Last year, lobbyists collected at least $200-million. More here.
Think the legislature made it easy for the public to review lobbying expenditures? Think again. See here for more.
Lobbyists may be barred from buying lawmakers a cup of coffee, but a gaping loophole lets them fund state party junkets. See here.