Tag: Build Something that Lasts
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A.G. GancarskiNovember 6, 2017

October was the second straight quiet month — by its standards — for Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry‘s political committee, “Build Something That Lasts” The committee brought in $35,000, its second straight month below $40,000. All told, the committee has raised $1.436 million — and has spent $1.05 million — since coming into existence. Comfortably over $430,000 […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 5, 2017

While Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry may disagree with Jaguars’ owner Shad Khan on national anthem protests, the two align politically. The most recent piece of evidence: the September finance report for Curry’s political committee, “Build Something That Lasts.” Khan’s $25,000 contributed in September comprised the majority of the committee’s $38,000 haul last month — which brought the […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 14, 2017

August 2017 was the biggest fundraising month since 2015 for “Build Something That Lasts,” Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry‘s political committee. $239,050 of new money was brought in last month, compared to almost $69,000 spent; all told, the committee has $376,820 on hand. The total is especially notable since Curry faces no political opposition to speak of […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 13, 2017

Though Rep. Paul Renner’s political committee was the clubhouse leader in Northeast Florida fundraising in May with $261,500, donors didn’t shy away from other committees and candidates. Below are those who have reported thus far with May numbers. Among committees of note: Lenny Curry’s “Build Something That Lasts” brought in $27,000. Sen. Rob Bradley‘s “Working for Florida’s […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 7, 2017

As Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry prepares to sell his package of pension-reform bills to the City Council, his political committee has been busy fundraising in case it is needed to help close the deal. March saw Curry’s “Build Something That Lasts” raise $68,000, a figure spurred by $25,000 donations from Shad Khan and Florida Blue. Curry’s committee spent $29,729 […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 9, 2017

No Northeast Florida incumbents face competitive races in 2018. Yet the fundraising continues anyway, as February evidenced. Notable for performance: two Northeast Florida political committees that cleared the $100K threshold for February money. And one Clay County legislator who had a strong month. ____ One of the PACs that hit six figures: “Build Something That […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 3, 2017

[Updated with new data.] “Build Something That Lasts,” the political committee of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, raised $110,000 in February. That sum follows a $63,000 January. Curry’s committee secured the $110,000 from five donors, including the Jacksonville Jaguars, Peter Rummell, Gary Chartrand, and J.B. Coxwell. While these are usual donors, the committee also got a $25,000 donation from Mori […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 28, 2016

Ending a period of two months without contributions, the political committee of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry broke that dormancy during the most recent reporting period. “Build Something That Lasts” collected $8,500 from Oct. 15 to Oct. 21; all contributions were made on Oct. 20. Among the contributors: US Assure — an insurance company helmed by Ty Petway, one of the […]


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