FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENDORSES WILTON SIMPSON FOR STATE SENATE
May 31, 2012
DADE CITY, Fla. — Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce endorsed Wilton Simpson for State Senate in District 18. Simpson is a small business owner who knows what it takes to create jobs and keep a business running.
"Simpson has the strong pro-business principles we need in our elected officials," said Marian Johnson, Senior Vice President of Political Operations, Florida Chamber of Commerce. "We believe Wilton will support policies that foster job growth and create a more sustainable economy in Florida."
The Florida Chamber is the latest addition to an impressive group that has endorsed Simpson, including Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Senate President Mike Haridopolos, Congressman Richard Nugent, Congressman Gus Bilirakis, former Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite, and Sumter County Sheriff Bill Farmer. Simpson has also been endorsed by the Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association.
"I am very thankful for the Florida Chamber's support and help," said candidate Wilton Simpson. "I plan to work with them in Tallahassee to make sure all Floridians have the best opportunity to succeed."
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About Wilton Simpson for State Senate
Wilton Simpson is primarily associated with two businesses, Simpson Environmental Services and Simpson Farms. He has served on countless boards and in service organizations and has notably served as the Chair of the Pasco County Farm Bureau, the Pasco County Fair Association, the Dade City Chamber of Commerce, the Pasco Economic Development Council, and Habitat for Humanity. He has also served on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club and as a baseball coach in the San Antonio Dixie Youth League.
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