TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee collected $200,000 last week, as it has resumed fundraising after months of being on the sidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A newly filed finance report indicates the committee Friends of Ron DeSantis raised the money on Oct. 6 and Oct. 7.

Contributions included $100,000 from UnitedHealth Group, Inc. and $25,000 each from the Florida Harbor Pilots Association, Health Network One, Inc., and Chicago business executive Marshall Field.

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DeSantis’ committee was largely idle from April through August, with new money coming from interest on a bank account.

But it started raising money again in September, pulling in $60,000 during the month, finance records show.

The committee had about $7.25 million in cash on hand as of last Friday.

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