African-American Voters Ditch Cruz, Gravitate Towards Dana Young

Sunshine State News Click Here to Read Online     Could House Minority Leader Janet Cruz’s insults to African-American voters cut any deeper than bragging about endorsements from Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, an unapologetic racial profiler, and the Tampa Bay Times which took many not-so-subtle racist jabs at Andrew Gillum during the …

Dana Young’s fundraising lead grows to $1.6 million over Janet Cruz

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online When it comes to fundraising, state Sen. Dana Young continues to outperform her Democratic opponent in the race for the Senate District 18 seat in Tampa. Young has raised about $2.6 million between her political committee and general campaign fund, $1.6 million more than outgoing …

Harry Barkett, Jeff Vinik hosting Dana Young fundraiser Tuesday

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online Amalie Oil Co. exec Harry Barkett and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik will help boost Republican state Sen. Dana Young’s re-election bid with a fundraising reception in Tampa this week. The Tuesday evening event will be held at the home of Barkett and his wife, Carmen, while Vinik’s …

Dana Young endorsed by Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online A pro-business group that represents the interests of over 604,000 Hispanic-owned businesses in the Sunshine State said Wednesday that it’s backing Republican Sen. Dana Young’s re-election bid in Tampa-based Senate District 18. “Senator Dana Young has the full endorsement of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber …

Dana Young maintains threefold cash lead over Janet Cruz in SD 18

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online   Republican Sen. Dana Young reported another $93,745 in fundraising last week, helping her hold on to a threefold cash lead over in her Senate District 18 re-election bid against House Minority Leader Janet Cruz. Young’s new reports, covering July 21 through July 27, show $32,650 …

Dana Young Is Going Full Throttle While Janet Cruz Uses the Cloak of Invisibility

Sunshine State News Click Here to Read Online   With the 2018 general election just three months away, incumbent state Sen. Dana Young has taken to the hustings, appearing at panel discussions, campaign events, and fundraisers. Voters in Senate District 18 have been bombarded with Young campaign literature outlining her …

Dana Young won’t ‘let politicians get in the way of good ideas’

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online   State Sen. Dana Young is hitting Hillsborough airwaves this week with the first TV ad backing her Senate District 18 re-election bid. The 30-second ad, titled “Good Ideas,” pitches the Tampa Republican as a problem solver in a time of partisan fighting. It begins …

Dana Young lands firefighter support in SD 18

Florida Politics Click Here to Read Online   Two firefighter unions announced Monday that they were backing Tampa Republican Sen. Dana Young in her re-election bid for Senate District 18. The Florida Professional Firefighters and Tampa Firefighters Local 754 are the latest first responder groups to endorse Young, who had previously earned the support of several …