Sen. Bill Nelson wants the Senate Finance Committee to launch an investigation into the deaths at a South Florida nursing home.
Sen. Bill Nelson:
“There is a crisis in Puerto Rico where food, fuel, water and medicine is sitting at the docks and not getting out to the remote parts of the island,” Nelson said. “The situation calls for an immediate response by the U.S. military to provide security and distribution to these remote areas.”
The Florida Democratic Party would like to go on the record with their full support for Mayor Rick Kriseman. Our officers and democratic national committee members are committed to helping to elect progressive Democrats throughout the state.
You could end up with a big advantage for Democrats in 2018 if they play it right. The Puerto Ricans would be coming here because they feel like Donald Trump left them high and dry. That won’t fade away. … It could be a very, very big deal.”
In response to Governor Scott’s announcement today regarding Florida’s fight against the opioid crisis, Florida Democratic Party Spokesperson Johanna Cervone released the following statement: “Governor Scott is putting on a show to make up for years of negligence and half-measures on Florida’s opioid crisis. On Scott’s watch, Florida has fallen to the bottom of…
A Democrat won a low-turnout special election in a non-presidential year, the kind of contest that Democrats normally lose. She did it despite Republicans fielding a good candidate. And despite Republicans having cast more votes prior to election day than Democrats (and usually casting more on election day)
Congratulations to Annette Taddeo on this major victory for Miami-Dade and our entire state. This is a win for all of Florida. Democrats represent 16 of 40 state Senate seats
Florida Governor Rick Scott may have broken the law by deleting pleas for help from nursing home where 11 died
In the midst of the crisis, officials left four voicemails on that phone—messages the Republican governor later deleted in possible violation of state “Sunshine Law.”
If Democrat Annette Taddeo wins with less money against the stronger organization of the Republican Party, it could be a sign of better times for Democrats. It would also test an anti-Trump strategy ahead of a 2018 election when the governor’s seat and all three Cabinet positions are open and Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is up for re-election.
Donald Trump this weekend managed to unite NFL players and their embattled commissioner, pick a fight with the NBA and get called “U bum” by LeBron James — all over player activism, race and police brutality.