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Let’s Get to Work raises $275K in May

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Gov. Rick Scott’s political committee, Let’s Get to Work, raised $275,000 in May, including a $100,000 check from Jupiter businessman and trustee of the DeGeorge Charitable Trust, Lawrence F. DeGeorge. The contributions push the committee’s yearly total to $2.6 million, though they are markedly lower than the monster hauls brought in during the legislative session months of March ($1 million) and April ($687,500). The total came from just 16 contributions, including contributions from three divisions of Scott’s former company, Hospital Corporation of America, which…

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Memorial Day Weekend is brought to you by these Florida lobbyists, Publix, and a slew of political associations

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First of all, Memorial Day commemorates something completely sober, which transcends the material: the brave sacrifices by countless Americans made to secure our freedoms, safety, and values. So much so, that our elective representatives have set a day aside where public institutions are closed and where people are encouraged to do the same in their own ways. But the observation of Memorial Day is wholly reflective, somber, and meaningful. That said, for many Americans, the long weekend of Memorial Day is…

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