Jeb Bush supports new conservative candidate

MONTGOMERY AL, (WSFA) - Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush today announced his endorsement of Bradley Byrne for Governor of Alabama.

Governor Bush will appear as the special guest at the "Byrne for Alabama Campaign" event in Birmingham in early April. Byrne says that he is excited about the support from Bush and is looking forward to improving Florida.

""I am honored to receive Governor Bush's endorsement and am so proud to have his support on our campaign.  As Governor of our neighboring state, Jeb Bush created jobs, cut taxes and made great strides in reforming and improving Florida's education system. His tenure provides a tremendous example of conservative leadership for all state governments."

Bush served as Florida's Governor from 1999-2007. He is now the Chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Bush says he believes Bryne is the best candidate, he is confident that Byne will attract better jobs and help education.

"Bradley will work hard to reform government and improve the quality of education so Alabama can create a business climate that will attract investment and high wage jobs to the state."

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