Carlos Lopez-Cantera

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Carlos Lopez-Cantera
Florida House of Representatives District 113
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Real Estate Consultant, Pan American Consulting Inc
Website House site
Carlos Lopez-Cantera is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 113th District since 2005. He currently serves as Majority Whip.

Lopez-Cantera works as an Industrial Commercial Real Estate Consultant at the Pan American Consulting Incorporated. He has previously been an Industrial Real Estate Agent at the Pan American Group, Incorporated, and Statewide Director of the Criminal Justice Reform Councils, Criminal Justice Committee, Florida State Senate.

He is a member of Big Brother Big Sisters of Greater Miami, Delta Sigma Pi, Hispanic American Business Association, and Realtors Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches. [1]

Issue positions

Lopez-Cantera did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

Lopez-Cantera's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 283 - "Discretionary Surtax on Documents: Extends future repeal date of provisions authorizing counties to levy discretionary surtax on documents; limits percentage of surtax revenues used for administrative costs; specifies minimum amount of surtax revenues used for housing for low-income & moderate-income families"
  • HB 705 - "Traffic Control: Provides for synchronization of traffic lights by DOT & local traffic control authorities; provides for benchmarks & monitoring."
  • HB 1529 - "Medicaid: Requires contract between AHCA & certain HMOs or entities that do not provide prepaid health care services to set rates on beneficiary-specific, risk-adjusted basis"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Major donors

Below are Lopez-Cantera's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[3]

Contributor 2008 total
FL Republican Party $27,600
FL Assoc of Realtors $3,500
Hospital Corp of America $3,500
Dade County Classroom Teachers Assoc $3,000
FL Home Builders Assoc $2,000

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