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Time to raise Fla political contributions from $500 to $10,000?

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March

money.jpgSen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla has an interesting bill, SB 1390, up before the Senate Ethics and Elections subcommittee monday (h/t News Service Florida). It would update Florida's $500 contribution cap that many people think is a relic, basically going back to the tiered approach Florida had in place before 1991. The caps:

**Up to $10,000 for gubernatorial candidate and political action committees supporting or opposing the,
**Up to $5,000 to candidates for statewide office other than governor and for PACs supporting or opposing them.
**Up to $2,500 for legislative or multi-county candidates and PACs supporting or opposing them
**Up to $10,000 for gubernatorial candidate and political action committees supporting or opposing the,
**Up to $5,000 to candidates for statewide office other than governor and for PACs supporting or opposing them.
**Up to $2,500 for legislative or multi-county candidates and PACs supporting or opposing them
**$1,000 for candidates running for countywide or less than countywide offices.
**A political committee supporting at least two candidates subject to different contribution caps would be restricted to the lower cap.
 

[Last modified: Friday, March 18, 2011 5:37pm]

    

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