Tag: Tom Grady
At a GOP donor event, Donald Trump called Mitch McConnell a 'son of a bitch.'

Staff ReportsDecember 17, 2018
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Republican Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and Lt. Gov.-elect Jeanette Nuñez are taking input on government best practices from a number of business professionals along with current and former officeholders.  The DeSantis transition team announced the Transition Advisory Committee on Government Operations on Monday afternoon. The team of more than 30 is charged with helping to implement DeSantis’ “goal […]

Drew WilsonMay 31, 2018
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Political committees tied to incoming Senate President Bill Galvano and Senate Majority Leader Wilton Simpson have pulled in more than $100,000 combined so far in May. Galvano’s committee, Innovate Florida, has received four checks for a combined total of $55,000 raised so far this month. Topping the donor list is Opa Locka-based Dosal Tobacco Corporation, […]

Jim RosicaMarch 19, 2018
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From A. Duda & Sons, Inc., to Zurich American Insurance Co., 44 pages’ worth of concerns now have registered to lobby the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC). The 37-member panel, which began meeting in Session Monday, convenes every 20 years to review and suggest changes to the state’s governing document. The list of “principals“ and of lobbyists (259 pages) […]

Staff ReportsJuly 14, 2017
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The state’s Constitution Revision Commission announced committee assignments, consisting of “10 standing substantive committees and two standing procedural committees,” it said in a Friday news release. “Establishing committees for the CRC means we can move forward on developing proposals that will benefit Florida families, businesses and students,” Chairman Carlos Beruff said in a statement. “Each commissioner brings […]

Jim RosicaJuly 13, 2017
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Former state Rep. Tom Grady will take Jimmy Patronis‘ place on the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday evening. In picking Grady, a Naples attorney and a friend of Scott’s, the governor passed over the three alternates he previously selected to fill an empty seat on the commission, which will review the state’s governing document […]

Mitch PerryMarch 8, 2017
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Not surprisingly, Donald Trump hasn’t been too keen on hiring those associated with the “Never Trump” movement of conservative policy who surfaced in last year’s presidential campaign. The most glaring example of this is the case of former State Department official Elliott Abrams. A meeting between the two last month reportedly went well, according to CNN. Ultimately, though, Trump opted not […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 10, 2017
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Former state Rep. Tom Grady says he is focused on the Florida Gulf Coast University president’s position, despite speculation he could be the top choice to replace CFO Jeff Atwater. In a message to FloridaPolitics.com Friday, the Naples Republican noted he recently applied to president the Estero university and “is fully engaged in that activity […]

Scott PowersFebruary 10, 2017
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Never mind who’s running for Governor in 2018, Floridians want to know which Republicans are in the running for Florida Chief Financial Officer now that CFO Jeff Atwater announced he is leaving this year, with speculation starting with Tom Grady, Tom Lee, Will Weatherford and Teresa Jacobs and including seven or eight others. Grady, a securities lawyer who is a former state representative who also has held several […]


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