Contributions could be as much as 10K per person under Senate measure

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People could contribute up to $10,000 to their favor gubernatorial candidate under a measure (SB 1960) approved Tuesday by a Senate committee that raises the maximum allowable contribution from $500 and is now on its way to the Senate floor, reports the News Service of Florida. Contributors to other statewide offices such could give up to $5,000 per candidate under a measure that passed the Senate Rules Committee that also allows State House and Senate candidates to receive up to $2,500 from an individual contributor.

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