Riviera Beach, Florida

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Riviera Beach is a city in Florida.


See also: Florida government sector lobbying and Florida League of Cities

Riviera Beach has reported $50,000 spent lobbying the federal government in 2009.[1][2] Riviera Beach pays membership dues to the Florida League of Cities, a government sector lobbying association.[3] Riviera Beach also pays for services of the lobbying firm Alcade & Fay.[4]

Intimidation allegations

The City of Riviera Beach allegedly engaged in retaliation against a local activist after he had fought a local redevelopment plan.[5][6] The activist was arrested after speaking at a public meeting and charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct. He was released after 30 minutes on a "promise to appear" and returned to the meeting when Riviera Police Chief Clarence Williams told him that if he didn't leave, he would be arrested again.[7]

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