Apr. 10, 2014

A JOLLY GOOD STRATEGY FOR THE GOP

Florida's special election offers plenty of lessons.

By Ed Pozzuili

The GOP has lagged behind Democrats in strategy, focus, and effectiveness for much of the past six years. At almost every turn, it’s seemed Republicans could not come together and tell their story. 

That changed last month when Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink by two points in a closely contested special election for Florida's 13th Congressional District. The election was more than a good night; it was a turning of the tide. In Jolly’s victory, Republicans found an effective new strategy for the future that used—as the saying goes—something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.

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Feb. 12, 2014

STORM WARNING FOR FLORIDA. Its name is Obamacare.

By Ed Pozzuoli 

If you have lived in Florida for any length of time, two things are certain—hurricane season and hard-fought elections. Right now there is a storm brewing and its name is Obamacare. No one, including candidates, is safe. Florida may prove a bellwether for voting across the country, and its large electoral vote total and congressional delegations might hold the key to a Republican resurgence. As George Will pointed out in his column this week on the Florida special election on March 11, if the Republican prevails, Republicans will construe this as evidence that Barack Obama has become an anvil in the saddle of every Democratic candidate.

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Oct. 22, 2013

The Future Of The Republican Party Is A Winning Message Of Freedom And Growth

By Ed Pozzuoli

At stake isn’t just the future of the Republican Party, but also the future of our country. Just like the broadcast of a sporting event, all of the pundits and media elite provided analysis and play-by-play of the most recent government shutdown and debt ceiling debate, and declared winners and losers. Well the results were clear, the American people lost.

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Jul. 30, 2013

Tallahassee, FL V. Washington, D.C.: A Tale Of Two Ideologically Opposite Cities

By Ed Pozzuoli

In Washington DC, new legislation and regulation are crafted every day. These laws and rules are both cumbersome and complex. They are enacted without a true understanding of the impact on Americans across the country.

 

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May. 28, 2013

Hertz Relocates To Florida, Signals The Sunshine State Is Open For Business

By Ed Pozzuoli

To people outside the state, Florida’s image is that of beaches and sunshine, of theme parks and family-friendly destinations that are great places to rest, to relax, and to get away from the pressures of the “real world” for a week or so.

That’s not likely to change any time soon. It’s a brand that state leaders have worked for decades to create that has been a boon to our economic prosperity. What people outside the state are starting to realize now is that Florida is also open for business.

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The Florida Supreme Court Expands Rights of Biological Parents

 An op-ed by Tripp Scott's Douglas Reynolds and Henny Shomar. As published in the DBR.

Connor Perkins knew he was the father. He was there when his girlfriend Treneka Simmonds gave birth to their child in February 2013. He took the child to doctor’s appointments, enrolled the child in daycare, voluntarily paid child support and was referred to as “daddy” by the child. Perkins claimed that he was not aware that the mother was in an intact marriage, which resulted in him being denied parental rights with the child by the Broward Circuit Court.

Deeper Roots, Expanded Reach

The law firm of May, Meacham & Davell PA has moved six attorneys and staff to join the Tripp Scott team.

A merger was not on the radar for either firm. Tripp Scott has focused on organic growth by adding one attorney at a time. May, Meacham & Davell (MMDPA) had declined offers before.

 

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