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“Building Bridges to Find Common Ground in Israel” – Influence Magazine

If you want a glimpse into the potential role intersectionality of people, politics, religions and belief can play in helping bridge differences, spend some time in Israel. I was one of a dozen lobbyists, elected leaders and others from the U.S. who toured Israel on a week long trip in July arranged by the American […]

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Nick Matthews: INFLUENCE Magazine Spotlight

Significant other? Children? Grandkids? My amazing wife, Barbara In 25 words or less, explain what you do. I help businesses and other organizations navigate government. Government is too complex for someone to be an expert in their business or industry AND government. Without using the words Democrat, Independent or Republican, conservative or liberal, describe your […]

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INFLUENCE Magazine Names Derek Silver A Rising Star in Florida Politics

In the last few months of the 2018 race for Governor, with polls showing even support for Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum, the DeSantis team continued trying to reach roughly 630,000 Jewish Floridians, who tended to vote for Democrats. In August, the campaign hired Derek Silver, who was entering his last year at Florida State […]

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Becker Recognized as a Social Media Influencer

We are honored to be recognized by INFLUENCE Florida Magazine as a top social media influencer among government law and lobbying firms. This wonderful result stems from our attorney’s and staff’s social media engagement – posting, liking, and sharing our original content. According to INFLUENCE, “Each firm showcased well-developed strategies that balanced state-centric informative content with […]

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Needle in a Haystack: Yolanda Cash Jackson is an Ideological Sphinx in an Increasingly Polarized Dynamic – Influence Magazine

By Ryan Ray | Photos by Mary Beth Tyson Despite a few superficial differences, Becker & Poliakoff’s Yolanda Cash Jackson is your typical high-powered Tallahassee lobbyist. Except  more so. The 1992 redistricting that gave rise to so-called “minority-access” districts, Hurricane Andrew and its aftermath, the dawn of GOP dominance in the statehouse and governor’s mansion, the 2000 Bush […]

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