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Nikki Fried hits former Trump lawyer’s charity for deceptive claims

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s office issued a second administrative complaint to a charity affiliated with former President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Sidney Powell, for failing to register with the state, despite telling residents it was registered as it sought donations. Fried told reporters Friday her office received...
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Nikki Fried accuses Trump ally Sidney Powell of operating an unregistered charity in FL

Quality Journalism for Critical Times Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried filed an administrative complaint on Friday against an organization tied to former Trump attorney Sidney Powell, alleging it is soliciting donations without registering as a charity with Fried’s agency. Fried’s department alleges multiple violations of Florida charities law against Defending the Republic Inc., including failure to register […] The post Nikki Fried accuses Trump ally Sidney Powell of operating an unregistered charity in FL appeared first on Florida Phoenix.

Nikki Fried slams Tampa's Ashley Moody over failed Obamacare challenge

The high court, in a 7-2 decision, contended that a collection of states, including Florida, lacked standing to challenge the law. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and Sen. Lori Berman hailed the U.S. Supreme Court decision Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act. And they had words for state officials who...

Nikki Fried: Ron DeSantis seeks ‘race war’ with critical race theory ban

Fried made the comments on Jacksonville radio Monday. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried contended Monday that Gov. Ron DeSantis seeks a “race war and a cultural war.”. Fried, appearing on WJCT-FM’s “First Coast Connect,” was answering a listener question about the recently instituted Board of Education ban on teaching critical race theory and the 1619 Project, when she made the comment critical of the rule change.

Another poll shows Charlie Crist leading Nikki Fried by double digits

Crist leads among women by a wide margin. Another poll shows Charlie Crist leading Nikki Fried in Florida’s Democratic Primary for Governor. Political Matrix/Listener Group released survey results Monday showing the Democratic Congressman leading the race with nearly 41% support to the Agriculture Commissioner’s almost 31%. A remaining 29% remain undecided.

Nikki Fried claims Ron DeSantis wants anti-vaxxer vote

The Commissioner continues to critique the Governor. A Democratic candidate for Governor slammed incumbent Gov. Ron DeSantis, saying his opposition to vaccine passports was made with one eye on 2024. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, during a “Nik at Nite” broadcast from her campaign that aired Friday afternoon on Facebook Live,...
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Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s gubernatorial candidacy throws UF Law Board of Trustees seat into question

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried’s appointment to UF Levin College of Law’s Law Center Association Board of Trustees is now shrouded in uncertainty. On June 1, Fried, a UF alumna, announced her long-awaited candidacy in the 2022 Florida gubernatorial election. In addition to running against Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis — who boasts a 55% approval rating as of May 12, according to a poll released by the Florida Chamber of Commerce — she will also face Democratic front-runner Charlie Crist.

How Nikki Fried says she’d have handled pandemic in Florida

We’re getting a better idea of what the state would’ve looked like had another governor been in place. Gov. Ron DeSantis (Fla-R) says Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (Fla-D) would have mismanaged the pandemic, calling her a “lockdown lobbyist.”. Fried is campaigning for the Democratic nomination in the 2022 gubernatorial race....

Nikki Fried says Jax bridge lighting is part of anti-Pride pattern for Ron DeSantis

DOT also shot down plans to light a Sarasota bridge in rainbow colors. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried holds Gov. Ron DeSantis responsible for the state briefly shutting down a Pride lighting display. The Governor has distanced himself from controversy around the rainbow illumination at Acosta Bridge. Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner,...

Nikki Fried wrongly attributes failed unemployment system to Charlie Crist

She said the CONNECT contract was signed under Crist. The deal was inked under Rick Scott. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried wrongly attributed Florida’s broken unemployment system to her Democratic primary opponent on Tuesday. Fried, Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner and only Democrat holding statewide office, tried to pin the system on...

Nikki Fried and Ken Russell seek higher office

Miami City Commissioner Ken Russell is challenging Black U.S. Rep. Val Demings in the Democratic primary for a chance to unseat Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, while Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has announced her run for governor. Russell was reelected to a second term as District 2 city commissioner in 2019...

Commissioner Nikki Fried Launches 2021 Woman of the Year in Agriculture Award Application

(Tallahassee, FL/June 8, 2021). –Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) have launched the online application for the 2021 Woman of the Year in Agriculture award. Since 1985, FDACS has recognized women who have made outstanding contributions to Florida agriculture, honoring them with the “Woman of the Year in Agriculture” award. The application submission deadline is August 1, 2021.