JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – State Representative Larry Metz today endorsed Representative Mike Weinstein for the State Senate. Representative Metz cites Weinstein’s commitment to protecting our American way of life, promoting conservative policies of limited government and working with Governor Rick Scott to create jobs as reasons for his support.
“I am proud to endorse my friend and colleague Mike Weinstein for his campaign for State Senate. We have worked together to protect our American way of life and as a fellow original member of the Florida House Tea Party Caucus, I know we will have in Mike a Senator that will protect the taxpayers’ hard earned money, that will work with Governor Rick Scott to create jobs and will work to make certain our government lives within its means.” says Metz.
“I am thankful for his support and friendship and I look forward to working with him as we work with Governor Scott to create jobs and to ensure that our Florida government lives within its means,” said Weinstein.
Weinstein presently is a State Representative running for the newly redrawn Senate District 4. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Jacksonville mayors Ed Austin and John Delaney, the Executive Director of the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, the President and CEO of the Jacksonville Super Bowl Host Committee and past-President of Take Stock in Children, a state-wide non-profit for underprivileged children. He currently serves as a prosecutor and the Executive Director for State Attorney Angela Corey’s office. Weinstein continues to build momentum as community leaders and organizations from inside the district are lining up to support him such as the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville City Council President Stephen Joost, Jacksonville City Council Vice President Bill Bishop, Duval County Property Appraiser Jim Overton, Jacksonville City Councilman Matt Schellenberg, Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter, Jacksonville City Councilman Don Redman, Jacksonville City Councilman Clay Yarborough, Atlantic Beach Mayor Mike Borno, the North Florida Hispanic Leadership Alliance, former City Council President Henry Cook, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Lee Buck, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Steve Hartkemeyer, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Jeanell Wilson, Atlantic Beach City Commissioner Jonathan Daugherty, Jacksonville community leader Wyman Duggan, Jacksonville Jaguars original owner Wayne Weaver, Jacksonville business and political leader Tom Petway, Florida Tea Party Leader Patricia Sullivan, State Representative Charles Van Zant and Governor Rick Scott’s Campaign Manager Susie Wiles.
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