Tag: Build Something that Lasts

A.G. GancarskiOctober 26, 2018

Nothing lasts forever. Political committees are no exception to that rule. “Build Something that Lasts,” the statewide political committee of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, is out of commission. The committee’s name came out of Curry’s father urging him during the 2015 campaign to “build something that lasts.” Not long after Curry assumed office in 2015, the […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 28, 2018

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry‘s state-level political committee (Build Something that Lasts) has benefited greatly from the generosity of the Jacksonville Jaguars and owner Shad Khan in recent years. The committee has raised $1.79 million in total. Of that sum, Khan has ponied up $175,000 and the Jaguars have ponied up another $35,000. (That isn’t all they’ve donated: […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 8, 2018

Even as rumblings persist that Jacksonville City Councilwoman Anna Brosche is eyeing the 2019 mayoral race, incumbent Lenny Curry continues actively fundraising and running ads. July was Curry’s weakest month since announcing he wanted four more years, with Curry bringing in $85,000 to his Jacksonville on the Rise political committee and an additional $24,950 to his campaign account. […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 15, 2018

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Sheriff Mike Williams both showed quiet February fundraising for their re-election bids. Curry, who filed this month for re-election, did not report fundraising yet for his campaign account. The same holds true for the local “Jacksonville on the Rise” committee set up to support the re-election (though with a six-figure ad buy, […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 9, 2018

How to describe the January fundraising for political committees of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Sheriff Mike Williams? In a phrase: “Ho-hum.” Curry’s “Build Something That Lasts” brought in just $34,000, constituting the committee’s slowest month since May 2017. Except for $5,000 from Comcast, all of that money was local. The bulk of the $15,822 spent went to […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 5, 2018

It was a December to remember for Build Something That Lasts, the political committee of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. The Curry committee cleaned up to end the year, raking in $142,000, pushing the committee up to $603,000 on hand. The strong month comes at a pivotal time for the Mayor’s policy and political operations. The Mayor’s Office […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 7, 2017

Build Something That Lasts, the political committee linked to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry both spent and raised money robustly in November. Checks cut were more interesting than deposits, which, by and large, came from the usual suspects. For the first time since August, Curry’s committee cleared six-figures, raking in $112,000. The committee has just under $475,000 […]


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