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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Keys Paying The Fox To Guard The Hen House
Monroe County commissioners, on record endorsing a freshwater storage area south of Lake Okeechobee to improve water flows into the Everglades, want to know where their paid lobbyist stands.
Commissioner Danny Kolhage said at Wednesday’s meeting in Key West that he would not vote to keep Tallahassee lobbyist Frank Bernardino’s firm on a county contract.
“They represent Big Sugar,” Kolhage said of the firm. “That’s an inherent conflict and I cannot vote for it.”
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