Tag: John Rood

Drew WilsonAugust 13, 2018
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Congressman Ron DeSantis has held an edge in the polls for weeks, but now he’s started eating into Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam’s fundraising lead, too. DeSantis, whose chances surged after an endorsement from President Donald Trump, brought in more than $1 million between July 28 and Aug. 3. Putnam, meanwhile, brought in $191,901. DeSantis’ cash mostly […]

Staff ReportsDecember 22, 2017
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Vestcor Chairman John Rood was reappointed to the Florida Prepaid College Board on Thursday. Rood, who served as Ambassador to the Bahamas during the George W. Bush Administration, chairs the politically connected Jacksonville development company Vestcor. Rood and Vestcor are frequent donors to Republican causes and candidates in Northeast Florida and beyond. Rood has been on the […]


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