Tag: Florida Grown

A.G. GancarskiAugust 3, 2018

Florida Grown, a political committee supporting Adam Putnam‘s run for Florida Governor, released a hard-hitting ad Friday spotlighting opponent Ron DeSantis‘ “betrayal” of Florida. The charge: “Why did he sell Florida out? Because the real Ron DeSantis is part of the Washington swamp, working for one of the largest lobbying firms in America… taking a million dollars […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 25, 2018

On three separate occasions, U.S. Rep. and GOP candidate for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis co-sponsored Fair Tax legislation. The bill, a favorite in some conservative circles (even as National Review-types such as Rich Lowry and Ramesh Ponnuru diverge), would overhaul federal taxation as we know it “by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting […]

Drew WilsonJune 29, 2018

Through the first three weeks of June, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam raised nearly double the money of gubernatorial primary opponent U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis. From June 1 through June 22, Putnam raked in almost $2.1 million — $1.8 million through his political committee, Florida Grown, and another $283,000 through his official campaign account. DeSantis’ total came […]

Drew WilsonJune 11, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is still the champ when it comes to fundraising. In a Monday email, Putnam’s gubernatorial campaign said it and an affiliated political committee brought in more than $1.73 million in “actual contributions” last month. “In May, Team Putnam surpassed more than $30 million in contributions from supporters to date. Unlike our […]

Drew WilsonMay 25, 2018

Adam Putnam is on a spending spree. The Republican gubernatorial candidate’s main fundraising vehicle, Florida Grown PC, tacked on another $226,000 in contributions through the first three weeks of May according to contribution reports on its website, but those gains were outstripped by nearly $3.25 million in spending. Receiving the bulk of those funds was […]

Danny McAuliffeMay 3, 2018

Another 30 days, another $2.11 million banked. Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam‘s campaign announced late Thursday that it again crossed the $2-million threshold, perpetuating the narrative that the Agriculture Commissioner has no trouble grabbing cash in his quest for the Governor’s Mansion.   The newest numbers mean Putnam has raised $28.88 million to date. Putnam’s April haul saw $566,701 […]

Drew WilsonApril 6, 2018

The committee supporting Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam’s bid for Governor brought in more than $1.77 million in March, according to documents posted on its website. The March tally is Florida Grown’s best since February 2017, when it brought in $2.25 million. The committee’s total fundraising now stands at nearly $21.9 million since it was established […]


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