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Let’s Get to Work raises $145K in May

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The political committee backing Gov. Rick Scott continued to boost its coffers in May, raising more than $144,000 in the one-month fundraising period.

State records show “Let’s Get to Work — the political committee that fueled Scott’s 2010 and 2014 gubernatorial campaigns — raised $145,100 in May. Since January, the political committee has raise more than $1.4 million.

The committee received a $50,000 contribution from The GEO Group; several $10,000 donations, including ones from the Ferber Company, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Fidelity Information Services; and a $7,500 donation from Motorola Solutions.

The political committee spent $57,936 in May. That sum included $24,000 paid to Calvary Strategies, LLC., for political consulting. The firm was started by Scott’s former chief of staff, Melissa Sellers.

Scott can’t run for re-election in 2018 because of term limits. But that hasn’t stopped his political committee from staying active. And the Naples Republican is widely believed to be considering a U.S. Senate bid in 2018.

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