Press Releases

Senator Greg Ever Celebrates Re-election to Florida Senate District 2 Seat
Press Release, November 6, 2012
Baker, Fla. – Senator Greg Evers tonight celebrated his re-election to the Florida Senate to represent the residents of the newly-drawn Florida Senate District 2, which consists of Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties.  Read more >

Statement by Senator Greg Evers Regarding the Supreme Court's Decision to Uphold the Federal Health Care Law
Press Release, June 28, 2012
Baker, Fla. – Senator Greg Evers today released the following statement regarding the United States Supreme Court’s 5:4 decision to uphold the federal health care law. Read more >

Republican Candidate Greg Evers Qualifies by Petition for State Senate
Press Release, June 5, 2012
Baker, Fla. – Republican Candidate Greg Evers today announced he has officially qualified by petition for ballot placement for the August 14th Republican Primary for the newly-drawn Florida Senate District 2 seat.  Evers received more than 1,602 valid signatures for the 2012 election. Read more >

Greg Evers Receives Endorsement of the Florida nurses Association PAC
Press Release, September 24, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for Florida Senate District 2, today announced he received the endorsement of the Florida Nurses Association PAC (FNPAC). SD 2 consists of Holmes and Washington, and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  The seat is currently held by Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr., MD, who has served-out his term in the office. Read more >

Greg Evers Celebrates Primary Election Victory for Senate District 2; Looks forward to General Election
Press Release, August 24, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers tonight celebrated his victory in the Republican primary race for State Senate District 2, which consists of Holmes and Washington, and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  The seat is currently held by Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr. who has served-out his term in the office.Read more >

Statement by Incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos on Greg Evers Winning SD 2 Republican Primary
Press Release, August 24, 2010
Merritt Island, Fla. – Incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos (R-Merritt Island) today released the following statement in regards to Greg Evers winning the Senate District 2 Republican Primary. Read more >

Greg Evers Announces Septic Tank Repeal As Part of "Less Talk. More Action." Policy Rollout Plan for Senate District 2
Press Release, August 20, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for Senate District 2, today unveiled another policy priority that he vows to fight for if elected to the Florida Senate. As part of his “Less Talk. More Action.” policy rollout plan, Evers announced his intention to file legislation that would remove the Panhandle completely from septic tank inspection requirements established by a last minute amendment to Senate Bill 550 adopted during the final days of the 2010 Legislative Session.   Read more >

Greg Evers Announces Endorsement by Frank and Nancy Lay
Press Release, August 2, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for State Senate District 2, today announced he received the endorsement of Frank and Nancy Lay.  Frank Lay is the former Pace High School principal who was charged with criminal contempt of court for offering a blessing at a lunch dedication of a new athletic facility attended by, and in appreciation of, the adult workers who constructed the facility.  In the wake of this event and the school district's entry into the underlying over-reaching consent decree, Evers co-sponsored, along with Representative Brad Drake (R- Eucheeanna), House Bill 31 designed to preempt future ACLU attacks on the First Amendment protections of freedom of speech, including religious speech.  The bill was passed and signed into law.  Read more >

Statement by Greg Evers Regarding Parts of the Arizona Immigration Law Being Blocked in Federal Court
Press Release, July 28, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for Florida Senate District 2, today released the following statement in regards to parts of the Arizona immigration law being thrown out. Read more >

Evers Announces "Less Talk. More Action" Policy Rollout Plan for SD 2
Press Release, July 27, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for Senate District 2, today unveiled his first policy priority that he vows to introduce if elected to the Florida Senate. In his first announcement of his "Less Talk. More Action." policy rollout plan, Evers announced his intentions to file legislation that mirrors Arizona's immigration law. Read more >

Representative Greg Evers Files Immigration Legislation
Press Release, July 19, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Representative Greg Evers (R- Baker) today filed legislation for the upcoming Special Session that is slated to start tomorrow, July 20, 2010, mirroring the Arizona law on immigration. Read more >

National Federation of Independent Business Endorses Greg Evers
Press Release, July 19, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for State Senate District 2, today announced he received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Senate District 2 consists of Holmes and Washington, and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  The seat is currently held by Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr., who has served-out his term in the office. Read more >

Statement by Representative Evers on Reports that the BP Deepwater Horizon is Capped
Press Release, July 15, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Representative Greg Evers (R-Baker) today released the following statement regarding news reports that the BP Deepwater Horizon is capped. Read more >

Greg Evers Announces Endorsement by Associated Industries of Florida
Press Release, July 6, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for State Senate District 2, today announced he received the endorsement of the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF).  Senate District 2 consists of Holmes and Washington, and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  The seat is currently held by Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr., who has served-out his term in the office. Read more >

Statement by Representative Greg Evers Regarding Independence Day
Press Release, July 2, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Representative Greg Evers, Republican Candidate for Senate District 2, today released the following statement in commemoration of Independence Day. Read more >

Florida Medical Association Announces Endorsement of Greg Evers
Press Release, June 30, 2010
Baker, Fla. – The political arm of the Florida Medical Association (FMA) today announced its endorsement of Republican Candidate Greg Evers for Florida Senate District 2, which consists of Holmes and Washington, and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  The seat is currently held by Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr., MD, who has served-out his term in the office. Read more >

Greg Evers Heralds Landmark Supreme Court Decision Ruling in Favor of Second Amendment
Press Release, June 29, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican candidate for Florida Senate District 2, today congratulated the National Rifle Association (NRA) for its victory regarding the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in McDonald v. City of Chicago. The Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment, which forbids Congress from infringing on the right to keep and bear arms, also applies to state and local governments. Read more >

Senator Durell Peaden Announces Endorsement of Greg Evers
Press Release, June 28, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Senator Durell Peaden Jr. (R-Crestview) today announced his endorsement of Republican Candidate Greg Evers to succeed him as the State Senator representing Florida District 2.  Senate District 2 consists of Holmes and Washington, and northern Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  The seat is currently held by Senator Peaden, who has served-out his term in the office. Read more >

Greg Evers Receives Fraternal Order of Police Legislator of the Year Award & Endorsement
Press Release, June 17, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Candidate for State Senate District 2, today announced he received the Legislator of the Year Award and endorsement of his campaign from the Fraternal Order of Police – Florida State Lodge (FOP).  SD 2 consists of Holmes and Washington, and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  The seat is currently held by Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr., MD, who has served-out his term in the office. Read more >

Greg Evers to Join Whistle Stop Tour
Press Release, June 10, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Greg Evers, Republican candidate for Florida Senate District 2, will be joining the Panhandle Whistle Stop Tour to Victory 2010 on Saturday, June 12, 2010.  The tour includes a number of stops in Northwest Florida with Evers making additional stops in Senate District 2.  Senate District 2, which includes Holmes and Washington and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties, is being vacated by term-limited Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr. from Crestview. Read more >

Representative Greg Evers to Join Attorney Gernal Bill McCollum & Senator Durell Peaden for Briefing on Oil Spill
Media Advisory, May 5, 2010
Baker, Fla. – Representative Greg Evers (R-Baker) will join Attorney General Bill McCollum and Senator Durell Peaden (R-Crestview) at the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center tomorrow, Wednesday, May 6, 2010, at 9 a.m. CST for a discussion and situation briefing on the Deepwater Horizon crisis in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more >

Statement by Representative Greg Evers on Representative Dave Murzin's Recent Announcement Regarding his Public Service Career
Press Release, May 7, 2010
Baker, Fla. - Representative Greg Evers (R-Baker) today released the following statement in regards to Representative Dave Murzin’s (R-Pensacola) announcement regarding his public service career. Read more >

Media Availability with Greg Evers
Media Availability, March 3, 2010
Representative Greg Evers (R-Baker) will be available for media interviews via telephone this week to discuss his recent announcement of qualifying by petition for Senate District 2, and to discuss the opening of and outlook for the 2010 Legislative Session. Read more >

Greg Evers is First to Qualify for Ballot Placement in Senate District 2 Race
Press Release, March 1, 2010
In a clear indication that Greg Evers has wide support among the people of Senate District 2, Evers today announced he has qualified by petition for ballot placement.  Evers is the first and only candidate in the race to qualify by petition so far.  In a widespread show of support for his candidacy across the entire district, Evers received formal notice from the Supervisors of Elections in Bay, Washington, Holmes, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Escambia Counties that they had successfully verified a combined total of 3,205 petitions and had certified those numbers to the Department of State Division of Elections.  Under Florida law, to qualify for ballot placement for Senate District 2, a candidate must secure the signatures of at least 2,909 voters, representing at least 1% of the total registered voters in the district. Read more >

Florida Professional Firefighters Announce Endorsement of Greg Evers
Press Release, February 17, 2010
Florida Professional Firefighters, Inc., the largest association of professional firefighters and emergency medical services personnel in the state, today announced its support and endorsement of Greg Evers in the campaign for Senate District 2.  Senate District 2, which includes Holmes and Washington, and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties, is being vacated by term-limited Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr. from Crestview. Read more >

Colonel George "Bud" Day Endorses Greg Evers for Senate District 2
Press Release, January 21, 2010
As momentum for his campaign for Florida Senate District 2 continues to build, Representative Greg Evers today announced the endorsement of Colonel George "Bud" Day, a well-known retired local and national military legend.  Senate District 2, which includes Holmes and Washington and parts of Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties, is being vacated by term-limited Senator Durrell Peaden, Jr. from Crestview, Fla. Read more >

National Rifle Association & Unified Sportsmen of Florida Endorse Greg Evers for Florida Senate District 2
Press Release, January 14, 2010
National Rifle Association (NRA) & Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF) today endorsed Republican Candidate Greg Evers for Senate District 2.  Read more >

 

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