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Associated Builders and Contractors backs Bob Cortes for HD 30

The Central Florida Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors has endorsed Bob Cortes bid to return to the Florida House. “We appreciate Rep. Cortes’s past support for free enterprise and workforce development and look forward to working with him in the 2021 Session,” ABC PAC Chairman Thomas Wert said. ABC is a trade group representing all specialties within…

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Bob Cortes lands BusinessForce endorsement

Less than a month after announcing his return to the political arena, Republican candidate Bob Cortes landed his first major endorsement on Wednesday. Cortes announced today that he has been endorsed by BusinessForce, a leading business advocacy group for Central Florida. BusinessForce promotes a pro-business environment and, on a non-partisan basis, supports candidates and elected…

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Coronavirus crisis convinces Bob Cortes to run again in HD 30

Former state Rep. Bob Cortes said he reached the conclusion that Florida will need strong, experienced leadership to recover from the coronavirus, so the Republican has filed to try to win back his seat in House District 30. Cortes, of Altamonte Springs, filed late last week to set up a rematch with the Democrat who ousted…

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Cortes seeks to recapture Florida House seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – After losing his seat in 2018, former state Rep. Bob Cortes, R-Altamonte Springs, opened a campaign account Tuesday to try to return to the Florida House, according to the state Division of Elections website. Cortes will run this year against Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil, D-Maitland, in House District 30, which is made up…

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Valencia, Seminole State board appointments include Bob Cortes

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointments Thursday of three board of trustees members for Valencia College and two for Seminole State College, including Republican former state Rep. Bob Cortes. To the Valencia board, DeSantis announced the reappointment of Daisy Lopez Cid and the appointments of Michael Sasso and Mai Swanson. To the Seminole State board,…

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