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Gov. Rick Scott Joins Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón to Accept Endorsement of Puerto Rico Leaders

DORAL, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón in Miami to recognize the endorsement of a dozen prominent former and current elected officials from Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rican leaders recognized Governor Scott for his continued efforts to support freedom and democracy in Latin America and across the world, as well as his commitment to supporting Puerto Rican families before and after Hurricane Maria.

Governor Rick Scott said, “It has been an honor to work alongside Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón and Puerto Rico’s elected officials to support Puerto Rico’s ongoing recovery and ensure Puerto Rican families here in Florida have the resources they need to succeed. We have worked hard to help our neighbors in need and create a booming economy that provides opportunities for every family in Florida. I am proud to receive the endorsement of this impressive group of officials today, and I look forward to continuing to work together in Florida and in Washington.”

The following Puerto Rican Leaders have endorsed Governor Rick Scott’s campaign for U.S. Senate:

Jenniffer González-Colón, Congresswoman

Luis Fortuño, Former Governor of Puerto Rico

Johnny Mendez, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Jose Aponte, Representative and Former Speaker of the House of Representatives

Eddie Charbonier, Representative

Michael Abid Quiñones, Representative

José Quiquito Meléndez, Representative

Lourdes Ramos, Representative

Manuel Claudio, Representative

Jackie Rodriguez, Representative

Milagros Charbonier, Representative

Zoraida Fonalledas, Committeewoman