Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Colliers Contributed $200,000 to Rick Scott
(first printed in The Nightly Citizen)
Perhaps in part to prompt Rick Scott toward appointing Barron Collier Company executives to such uncomfortable positions as the Board of Trustees of FGCU, the Collier Family made at least 4 donations of $50,000 a pop to Rick Scott's campaign.
These are in the form of direct individual contributions which appear at the website letsgettowork.net.
The Colliers in question were:
Barron G. Collier (1-9-2013)
Miles C. Collier (1-9-2013)
Tomas A. Collier (1-14-2013)
Parker J. Collier (1-14-2013)
The Colliers' companies have been leasing out land to oil drillers, such as Dan A. Hughes.
On December 31, 2013, Dan A. Hughes illegally fracked at the aptly named Collier Hogan 20-3H well.
In response, Collier Commissioners asked for suspension of activities, along with Senator Bill Nelson.
The DEP then played along when Dan A. Hughes agreed to stop and allow testing of drinking water which is poisoned as the result of fracking.