March 10, 2014

Coral Gables billionaire strongly backs Gov. Scott

Mike Fernandez, a wealthy Cuban-American health care executive from Coral Gables and co-finance chairman of Scott’s 2014 re-election campaign, has written three personal checks totaling $1.25 million to Scott’s Let’s Get to Work re-election fund, including $1 million in a single check in November. Firms in which he has an interest have given another $150,000 to Let’s Get to Work and $40,000 more to the state Republican Party, plus $15,000 to Scott’s re-election fund. Total: $1.455 million.

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