Florida Home Builders PAC Announces Candidate Endorsements in State Cabinet Races

The Florida Home Builders Political Action Committee (FHB PAC) is pleased to announce its endorsements for state cabinet primary races. The FHB PAC seeks to ensure a favorable environment for the home building industry.

  • Governor: Ron DeSantis
  • Attorney General: Ashley Moody
  • Agriculture Commissioner: Matt Caldwell
  • Chief Financial Officer: Jimmy Patronis

“This a once in a decade opportunity, where each elected Cabinet position was up for re-election; absent any solidified incumbent, produced a slate of candidates committed to the idea of home affordability“ said Suzanne Graham, FHB PAC Chair. ”We are proud to endorse those candidates committed to work with .”

Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) President, Bill Truex, suggests it is a rare candidate who can balance all the factors that contribute to a favorable home building environment. According to Truex, “it is not often when we can identify someone who understands how to balance the necessary ingredients of less regulation, a dynamic workforce, storm resiliency, a sound environment, fraud enforcement and affordability. The FHB PAC did an excellent job in their selection of candidates who not only demonstrate an understanding of critical issues to the industry, but also the ability to effectuate public policy towards the fulfillment of that favorable environment.”

Candidates offer their gratitude for the endorsement given by FHB PAC:

Governor, Ron DeSanits
“I thank the Florida Home Builders Association for their endorsement,” said Ron DeSantis, Republican gubernatorial candidate.  “We share a common belief that cutting bureaucratic red tape and eliminating unreasonable regulation will help our great state prosper.  As Governor of Florida, I will be committed to working with the industry to create a business-friendly climate that will ensure our state’s homebuilders can help us drive the economy forward free of government interference.”

Attorney General, Ashley Moody:
“I’m incredibly grateful to receive the support of the Florida Home Builders Association. I look forward to serving as Attorney General and working alongside the over 8,000-member home builders association to ensure we enforce the laws on our books that protect an unsuspecting public against unlicensed and fraudulent actors within the industry. I will work hard to deserve this honor and commend FHBA for their commitment to ensuring Florida remains a prime destination to live and achieve the American Dream.”

Agriculture Commissioner, Matt Caldwell: 
“It’s truly an honor to earn the endorsement of the Florida Homebuilders Association, an organization that is a great friend of the state and partner to the business community. FHB speaks for a diverse community with even more diverse needs statewide. As Florida’s next Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, I will work to thoroughly meet those needs and be an advocate of Florida’s workers, farmers, business owners, and consumers

Chief Financial Officer, Jimmy Patronis:
“It is an honor to receive the endorsement of the Florida Home Builder PAC. I appreciate the strong advocacy this organization does for the building industry. We share a vision of fostering a Florida economic environment where families and businesses can prosper through hard work.”

 

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