Jason Pizzo banks $50K for SD 38 defense with help from agriculture, unions, insurance

Jason Pizzo banks $50K for SD 38 defense with help from agriculture, unions, insurance

Democratic Sen. Jason Pizzo had his second-best fundraising month of 2021 in December, when he collected more than $50,000 to defend his Senate District 38 seat. More than half of that cash came from the agriculture sector, trade groups and unions, and insurance companies.

At the end of 2021, Pizzo had nearly $700,000 between his campaign and political committee, New Opportunity Florida — a healthy chunk of change on hold with no one yet challenging him.

His biggest single gain was a $10,000 check from Clewiston-based U.S. Sugar Corp., which operates across roughly 245,000 acres of farmland in Hendry, Glades, Martin and Palm Beach counties.

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