Tag: Florida Leadership Committee
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Staff ReportsAugust 7, 2018
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Clearwater state Sen. Jack Latvala may have been gone from Tallahassee for months now, but his political committee continues to be in play. And that action is becoming an issue in the race for Agriculture Commissioner. Per POLITICO Florida, Latvala’s Florida Leadership Committee has moved $400,000 into four other political committees run by lobbyist David Ramba. Of that pass-through […]

Danny McAuliffeMarch 9, 2018
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Disgraced former Sen. Jack Latvala has withdrawn his bid for the Governor’s Mansion. The Clearwater Republican sent a formal termination of his gubernatorial campaign Friday to Secretary of State Ken Detzner. The Florida Division of Elections website indicates that Latvala’s campaign is no longer active. The move comes a little more than two months after he […]

Scott PowersDecember 21, 2017
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With state Sen. Jack Latvala‘s ignominious resignation Wednesday afternoon, state Sen. Denise Grimsley quickly announced she is donating money her political committees received from Latvala’s political committees to a domestic violence group. Grimsley’s move sets a challenge to dozens of other elected officials and political groups that have received money from Latvala’s primary financial tools of […]

Scott PowersDecember 20, 2017
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With Republican agriculture commissioner candidate and state Sen. Denise Grimsley‘s decision Wednesday to give to charity the money her political committees received from Jack Latvala, numerous others may also be pondering what to do with the millions of dollars he has donated from his committees. Latvala, who resigned Wednesday afternoon after damning reports emerged from investigations […]

Drew WilsonDecember 15, 2017
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It’s only been a few days since November campaign finance reports were filed, but gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam and his likely Republican Primary rival House Speaker Richard Corcoran have kept the money rolling in to their political committees. Putnam’s committee, Florida Grown, has brought in another $135,000 since the start of December according to the […]

Drew WilsonDecember 8, 2017
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Gubernatorial candidate and Clearwater Republican Sen. Jack Latvala has been fighting back against sexual harassment allegations for more than a month, and the press reports haven’t helped in pull in money for his campaign. Latvala entered the GOP Primary for governor back in August and after a hot start, his contributions slowed to halt in […]

Peter SchorschNovember 16, 2017
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Gubernatorial candidates raised big bucks last month, none more so than Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam who added $1.2 million between his campaign and committee accounts. Putnam raised $571,932 of that sum through his campaign account and another $616,235 through his political committee, Florida Grown. The former congressman and state lawmaker spent a combined $466,801 from […]


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