When I first learned of a plan to create a National Heritage Area (NHA) in NW Florida, I learned it would supposedly create economic development through historic and cultural tourism and would showcase our historic sites. That didn’t sound concerning. Then I discovered that it would encompass 14 counties, be funded through your hard […]
About Lane Watkins
Lane Watkins was born at the Alamo (Nix Hosp.)
Lane is a military brat who grew up in Texas, Japan and New York. He obtained a BSME and MBA at UF in Gainesville, FL. Worked for the DOD as an engineer in Flight Test and Aero Engineering. Lane worked in private industry as a VP Finance. Lane is now retired.
In 2008 Lane joined the Tea Party movement. He works on the theories that a.) many of our political and societal problems are the result of too many Americans who choose to not participate in their civic duty on any level and b.) lawmakers and officials respond to significant numbers of engaged activists staying in contact with them.
Lane works to get citizens to take action via GOTV/grassroots campaigns. Lane believes that election integrity is the number one threat to Americans. Affiliated with:
· Heritage Action
· Tea Party Patriots
· Panhandle Patriots
· Defend Florida