Rep Raburn Named 2014 Florida Farm Bureau Legislator of the Year

Rep Raburn Named 2014 Florida Farm Bureau Legislator of the Year

Florida Farm Bureau Recognizes Outstanding State Lawmakers for 2014

Gainesville, Fla. – Florida Farm Bureau, Florida’s largest statewide agricultural association, has announced its Legislators of the Year and Champions for Agriculture.

Legislators of the Year

The Florida Farm Bureau’s Legislator of the Year award is presented to lawmakers who demonstrate excellent leadership on agricultural issues and work proactively to advance the interests of Florida’s farmers and ranchers. These leaders have demonstrated a sustained commitment to developing Florida’s economy and protecting the state’s natural resources.

Throughout the 2014 legislative session, Sen. Bill …

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UF Alumni Top 20 Under 30

UF Alumni Top 20 Under 30

State Representative Jake Raburn Named as one of the University of Florida’s Top 20 Under 30 Alumni

JAKE RABURN (BSA ’07)
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Florida State Representative;
Director of Marketing, Hinton Farms Produce

State Rep. Jake Raburn didn’t know he was the youngest member of the Florida Legislature until a reporter asked him how he felt about it.

The 2007 UF alumnus was elected to the Florida House of Representatives last fall when he was just 27. It had always been the Plant City native’s goal to run …

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State Rep Jake Raburn named Vice Chair of House Education Appropriations Subcommittee

State Representative Jake Raburn Named Vice Chair of House Education
Appropriations Subcommittee

Valrico, Fla.—In his announcement of the 2014 committee memberships for the Florida
House of Representatives, Speaker Will Weatherford named State Representative Jake
Raburn (R-Lithia) as the Vice Chair of the Education Appropriations Subcommittee.

“Growing up surrounded by educators, including both my parents, I realize how critical it
is to support our public schools so that our students, our State’s future leaders, receive a
high quality education that prepares them to succeed in life, college and their careers,”
said Rep. Raburn. “I …

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Jake Raburn Named 2013 AIF Champion for Business

Jake Raburn Named 2013 AIF Champion for Business

July 10, 2013

AIF Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Champions for Business Awards Program; 
Announces 2013 Winners

 

TALLAHASSEE – Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) announced the recipients of its 2013 AIF Champions for BusinessAwards, which recognize elected officials who go above and beyond to support a business-friendly environment in Florida. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the annual awards program. Since 2003, the association has bestowed a total of 128 AIFChampions for Business Awards upon 82 different elected officials, including two governors, three four-time winners, 10 three-time winners and 17 two-time …

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Jake Raburn Named Pro-Jobs Champion

Jake Raburn Named Pro-Jobs Champion

Florida Chamber Names 2013 Distinguished Advocate Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Edie Ousley 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261
eousley@flchamber.com

29 State Lawmakers Recognized as Pro-Jobs Champions

“As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s freedom, the Florida Chamber is proud
to honor legislative leaders who stood strong in support of the entrepreneurial
free enterprise system which made our country great and that is helping put
Florida in position to become the number one job creator in the nation.”

– David Hart, Executive Vice President of the Florida Chamber of Commerce

Tallahassee, FL (July 2, 2013) – Honoring members of the …

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Rep Raburn Named 2013 Champion for Agriculture by Florida Farm Bureau

Rep Raburn Named 2013 Champion for Agriculture by Florida Farm Bureau

Florida Farm Bureau names 2013 Legislators of the Year and Champions for Agriculture

Gainesville – Florida Farm Bureau today announced its Legislators of the Year and Champions for Agriculture honorees.

Legislators of the Year

Farm Bureau’s Legislator of the Year award is given to state lawmakers who demonstrate excellent leadership and proactive efforts to advance the interests of Florida’s farmers and ranchers. The recipients will be formally recognized at Florida Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in October.

Senator Wilton Simpson

During the 2013 legislative session, Sen. Wilton Simpson was a driving …

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Rep. Raburn Scores A+ with Americans for Prosperity

Rep. Raburn Scores A+ with Americans for Prosperity

2013 Economic Freedom Scorecard

June 25, 2013

The 2013 Economic Freedom Scorecard grades more than 3,000 individual votes on twenty legislative issues. Each of our 2013 legislative priorities is included on this scorecard, as well as any additional issues that we communicated support or opposition for during the 2013 session.  Our 2013 legislative priorities were based on the Five for Florida plan, which focuses on the principle of economic freedom and outlines policies that make a state more economically free.

53 legislators received A+ scores, designating them Champions of Economic Freedom. …

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Jake Raburn Wins Election

Jake Raburn Wins Election As State Representative
Will Represent Florida State House, District 57

LITHIA, FL – Jake Raburn tonight won election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent the 57th District.“I am deeply honored and humbled by the confidence voters of State House, District 57 have placed in me,” said Jake Raburn.“Today’s results are a testament to the many months of hard work and selfless dedication by our many friends, family, volunteers and supporters.  Words cannot adequately express my appreciation for all you have done to …

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Election Night Celebration

Hello Everyone,

After months of campaigning, we are excited to celebrate the culmination of our efforts after tomorrow’s election.  We recognize that this journey would not have been possible without the help, support, encouragement and prayers of so many of you, and we would like to show our thanks at an Election Night Celebration tomorrow night.  If you are able to attend, we would love to have you join us!

Park Square Cellar
16132 Churchview Drive
Lithia, FL 33547
7:30pm until the results are in!

Thanks,

Jake, Melissa & Jackson

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La Gaceta Endorses Jake Raburn in General Election

By Patrick Manteiga

Published Friday, October 19, 2012

State Representative District 57

Democrat Bruce Barnett is a Florida native, veteran, holds an MBA and manages logistics for a trucking company. He is smart and very progressive. He would oppose corporate tax cuts and use the revenue to boost Florida’s education system. He would push to collect the taxes due from internet sales and then eliminate the non-defensible sales tax exemptions.

Barnett is a compelling candidate. He’s even a little more liberal than us, believing college tuition should be free. …

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