Rep. Matt Caldwell, R-Lehigh Acres, debates on the House floor Jan. 14, 2016

Caldwell to Run for Agriculture Commissioner

Dan Cooper Industry News Release

by Jim Saunders, News Service of Florida Setting up a primary battle against fellow lawmaker Denise Grimsley, state Rep. Matt Caldwell announced Monday he will run for agriculture commissioner next year. The announcement was not a surprise: Caldwell, R-North Fort Myers, has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent months for a political committee…