Three dozen Charlotte County Democrats joined hundreds of other marchers in today’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade. Members of the County DEC, the County Democratic Club, Democratic Women’s Club, and Young Democrats participated
‘Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.’
Celebrations honoring the memory of American icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began today in Punta Gorda. The Blanchard House Museum hosted their 12th Annual MLK Community Breakfast. This Monday, celebrate the MLK Parade in Punta Gorda. See story for details!
Gov. Ricardo Rosselló urged Puerto Ricans in Central Florida to use the 2018 midterm elections to vote against those who have not been “friends of Puerto Rico.”
While the Florida Democratic Party forcefully condemns these remarks, the silence from so-called “leaders” within the GOP such as Commissioner Putnam and Congressman DeSantis has been just as alarming as it has been deafening.”
“But now, suddenly, Secretary Zinke announces plans to drill off Florida’s coast and four days later agrees to ‘take Florida off the table.’
A massive influx of Puerto Rico residents displaced by recent hurricanes is transforming communities in Florida and other states, and a conservative group is moving quickly to woo them ahead of the midterm elections.
“I’m really just disgusted that we’re even having to have this conversation again,” said St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, a Democrat. “You don’t have to look back too many years to the BP oil spill”
The Senate returns on Wednesday with its Republican majority down to one seat and buoyed Democrats issuing a full list of demands — such as funding children’s health care and protecting young undocumented immigrants