Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Justin Hollis

Email Insights: Adam Putnam political committee brings in more than $2M in February

in Statewide by

The political committee backing Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam says it raised more than $2 million in February, bring total contributions to more than $9 million. In an email  to supporters from Justin Hollis, the chairman of Florida Grown, said the committee raised more than $2.25 million in February 2017. Hollis said that one-month fundraising haul brought total contributions to the committee, which is expected to fuel Putnam’s 2018 campaign, to more than $9.4 million. “Support for Adam’s Florida Grown PC…

Keep Reading

Adam Putnam committee raises $285K in April

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Florida Grown, the fundraising committee that likely will fuel Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam‘s 2018 bid for governor, posted nearly $285,000 in contributions for April. Committees face a deadline for reporting their latest numbers next Tuesday. The committee released its figures early on its own website. April’s fundraising includes a $20,000 check from Hoyt R. Barnett, vice president of Publix Super Markets Inc. The committee also raked in dozens of small contributions of $25, $50 and $100. They came at its annual “Friends of Florida Agriculture Barbecue” on April…

Keep Reading

Adam Putnam political committee tallies $144k for January

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Florida Grown, the fundraising committee that likely will fuel Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam‘s 2018 bid for governor, posted $144,925 in contributions for January, campaign finance records show. The latest haul brings total money raised to more than $4.1 million, with total expenditures now at about $891,000, for a cash-on-hand balance of about $3.2 million. Disney, Florida Phosphate and U.S. Sugar Corp. tied for top contributor, chipping in $25,000 each. Other big contributors include banker Syd Ghermezian of Woodhaven, New York, with $15,000. He’s chairman…

Keep Reading

Meet Brody Enwright, one of the ’30 under 30′ rising stars of Florida politics

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Brody Enwright knows Florida politics about as well as anyone at his young age: It’s in his blood. The University of Florida alum and legislative aide to Senate Majority Leader Bill Galvano grew up under the tutelage of Enwright Consulting proprietors – and Brody’s parents – Karla and Randy Enwright. Not a bad bloodline to take on the road from Gainesville to Tallahassee. Since the days of talking Charlie Crist vs. Tom Gallagher around the dinner table, however, Enwright has grown into the role of a Florida…

Keep Reading

Go to Top