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Rick Scott adds $425,350 to PAC in October

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Gov. Rick Scott, who may or may not be running against Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson three years from now, continues to add hundreds of thousands of dollars to his political action committee, Let’s Get Back to Work.

Last month, $425,350 flowed into the PAC.

The biggest contributors were U.S. Sugar Corp., which gave $100,000 on Halloween, the final day in October to donate money. Also kicking in $100,000 is Consulate Health Care, a Tampa-based nursing home company.

All told, Scott has raised more than $3.8 million with Let’s Get to Work in 2015.

Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at mitch.perry@floridapolitics.com.

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