Friends of Dena, the campaign committee for Dr. Dena Grayson, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Congress in FL-09, brought in more than $134,000 in the 2nd quarter of 2016, adding to a total of $445,000 for the election cycle to date. As of June 30, Dr. Grayson’s campaign maintained over $307,000 cash-on-hand.

“I am thrilled that our campaign holds a robust 20-point lead over our closest competitor, and we look forward to building our momentum as we race towards the primary election,” said Dr. Grayson.

In Congress, Dr. Grayson will fight to ensure that everyone can get the affordable care that they need be healthy and stay alive. And, she will fight to protect our seniors by increasing Social Security benefits and expanding Medicare to cover eyes, ears, and teeth.

Dr. Grayson believes that everyone deserves the same chance to achieve the American Dream, regardless of wealth, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or gender. In Congress, she will fight to end discrimination and push to enact comprehensive immigration reform with a clear path to citizenship. Dr. Grayson will work to ensure that every child receives a high-quality K-12 education, and can get a college education without having to drown in debt. She will fight to ensure that a fair day’s work will earn a fair day’s pay with benefits, including paid sick leave and family leave.