ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp appeared at an event in Kissimmee on Friday and announced the ACU was backing DeSantis. 
Ahead in the polls over her Democratic primary rivals, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., got a boost on Friday as one of the most prominent Democrats in the state endorsed her bid for governor. 
During his two terms in office, Scott has presided over an increase of more than 19 percent in the number of private sector jobs across the Sunshine State. 
The bill adds “sanctions on government, military, or security officials who have undermined democracy in Cambodia or committed related human rights abuses.”
Praising his record on Florida’s economy, the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), one of the leading business groups in the Sunshine State, backed Gov. Rick Scott’s challenge of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. 
In the second of a series, Mike Synan delves into why Dr. Ed Shoemaker decided to run for Congress even before U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross bowed out. 
U.S. Sen, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill, calling for the U.S. to impose sanctions on groups that use human shields including Hamas, Hezbollah, Al Qaeda and ISIS.