Rick Scott is Raising Money from Frackers, Big Oil Executives Today in Dallas

From Tampa Bay Times‘ Steve Bousquet, 5/08/2018:

Gov. Rick Scott traveled to Dallas Tuesday for a fund-raiser for his U.S. Senate race, and the host committee is dotted with Republican mega-donors who have Texas-sized political connections.

Some, like Robert Rowling, made fortunes in oil and gas, and he also owns the holding company of Omni Hotels & Resorts. … Jack Furst is a Dallas venture capitalist in oil, gas and real estate, who also teaches college finance courses. Trevor Rees-Jones founded Chief Oil and Gas, a company that struck it rich at fracking, according to a story in D Magazine.


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