Tag: Carlos Lopez-Cantera
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Staff ReportsOctober 12, 2018

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera and state Rep. Chris Sprowls have been selected for The Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership. The program is “designed to bring together elected officials who have demonstrated an outstanding ability to work responsibly across partisan divisions and bring greater civility to public discourse,” its website says. Lopez-Cantera and Sprowls are both Republicans. […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 26, 2018

The Attorney General campaign of Republican Ashley Moody got another in a long series of endorsements Thursday, with Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera backing the retired Hillsborough judge. Lopez-Cantera is a potentially significant endorsement. Since taking over the LG office, he has been Gov. Scott’s pointman in South Florida. “Ashley Moody is the conservative choice for Attorney General […]

Drew WilsonJune 28, 2018

Sarasota Republican Melissa Howard announced Thursday that she had earned the backing of Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera in her campaign to succeed Rep. Joe Gruters in House District 73. “Melissa Howard is the business owner, community leader, and conservative champion that will best serve her constituents in District 73. I am pleased to endorse Melissa’s […]


Florida’s lieutenant governor won’t have to worry about being required by voters to run a state agency. Members of the state Constitution Revision Commission on Tuesday rejected, in a 20-12 vote, a proposed constitutional amendment (Proposal 66) that would have required the Lieutenant Governor to oversee a department within the executive branch. “We spend about […]

News Service Of FloridaFebruary 2, 2018

Florida’s Lieutenant Governor would have specific duties under a proposed constitutional amendment that continued to draw support Friday from members of the state Constitution Revision Commission. The commission’s Legislative Committee unanimously backed a proposal (Proposal 66) by Sen. Tom Lee, a Thonotosassa Republican, that would make the Lieutenant Governor serve as head of one of the […]


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