Whether it's trial lawyers vs. the business community or workers comp doctors weighing in on pill mills, some of the biggest battles of the lawmaking session left their mark – and money - on the U.S. Senate campaign of Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos.
An analysis of the $2.5 million Haridopolos raised in the first quarter of 2011 shows how the Republican received his biggest chunks of money from the special interests who wanted something out of the 60-day legislative session.
The city with the most generous Haridopolos donors: Tallahassee, the state capital, where lawyers, consultants, lobbyists and business people contributed $194,335. Miami donors contributed the second highest-amount: $140,010. (story here)
Posted by Marc Caputo at 7:19:58 pm on May 12, 2011