FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2012
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JACKSONVILLE POLICE ENDORSE MIKE WEINSTEIN FOR STATE SENATE
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police today endorsed Representative Mike Weinstein for the State Senate. Organizations and community leaders who are involved in public safety continue to line up to support Mike Weinstein for the State Senate.
“I have worked with Mike Weinstein for years including in his current role with the State Attorney’s Office and I know he appreciates and understands the work that the Jacksonville Police and Corrections Officers do every day to keep our city safe. I can think of no finer person to work with in the Florida State Senate than Mike Weinstein. The Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police is proud to endorse Mike Weinstein for the Florida State Senate,” said Nelson Cuba, President of the Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police.
The Jacksonville Police join the following public safety organizations and leaders in showing their support for Mike Weinstein for State Senate:
* Attorney General Pam Bondi
* Jacksonville Fire Fighters
* Jacksonville Fire Chiefs
* Nassau County Fire Fighters
* Nassau County Police
* Wes White, Assistant State Attorney for Nassau County
“I am grateful for the widespread support that I am receiving from the our first responders and public safety professionals. Working in the State Attorney’s Office, I know the commitment and sacrifice that they make to make sure our communities are safe and I look forward to working with them in the future,” 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, Northeast Florida Builders Association, Associated Industries of Florida, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Jacksonville Association of Firefighters, Nassau County Firefighters, Nassau County Police, Jacksonville Fire Chiefs, Jacksonville City Council President Bill Bishop, Jacksonville City Councilman Stephen Joost, 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, Jacksonville Beach Mayor Fland Sharp, Atlantic Beach Mayor Mike Borno, Atlantic Beach Mayor Pre Tem Maria Mark, the North Florida Hispanic Leadership Alliance, Duval School Board Member Becki Couch, Duval County School Board Member Fred “Fel” Lee, former Duval County School Board Chair Nancy Broner, former City Council President Henry Cook, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Lee Buck, Jacksonville Beach County Councilwoman Penny Christian, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Steve Hartkemeyer, Jacksonville Beach City Councilwoman Jeanell Wilson, Jacksonville Beach City Councilman Rick Knight, Atlantic Beach City Commissioner Jonathan Daugherty, Jacksonville community leader Wyman Duggan, Jacksonville Jaguars original owner Wayne Weaver, Jacksonville business and political leader Tom Petway, First Coast Tea Party Co-Founder Billie Tucker, Florida Tea Party Leader Patricia Sullivan, State Representative Charles Van Zant, State Representative Larry Metz, Jacksonville community leader Mike Hogan, former Jacksonville International Business Director George Banks and Governor Rick Scott’s Campaign Manager Susie Wiles.
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