Month: July 2018

Democratic Candidates for Florida Governor’s Office Debate Thursday

The Thursday, August 2 Democratic Gubernatorial Debate is ON and WILL BE HELD, despite any FB rumors to the contrary! Join us in Debate Watch Parties around the state to cheer on all our terrific Democratic candidates & help you make your choice for the nominee! See details below. On Thursday, August 8, the Florida …

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OPINION: “Focus on policies in coming elections”

The following Letter to the Editor from Charlotte County Democrat Douglas Campbell was published today in the Sun: Editor: As folks begin to make decisions on what candidates to vote for in the upcoming mid-term elections, I would advise them not to get too hung up in the swirling scandals surrounding President Trump. Instead, I …

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Protest Against Donald Trump in Tampa

Where Florida State Fairgrounds 5001 Orient Rd. Tampa, FL 33610 Description Donald Trump will be in holding a rally in Tampa, Tuesday because he wants to choose our next governor — and we’ll be there to tell him we’ve had ENOUGH of him, and we don’t need one of his puppets. Time and location TBD. Stay tuned! …

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Final Debate of Democratic Candidates for Governor Before Primary is August 2 on Channel 7

The Democratic Candidates running for the Florida Governor’s office will debate at 7:00 PM on Thursday, August 2nd, in West Palm Beach. The Florida Press Association and WPBF are presenting the debate. It will be broadcast live in the Fort Myers market on WZVN, Channel 7. Plans are underway to host debate watch parties in …

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Meeting on Red Tide TODAY in Englewood

Red Tide Strategy meeting today from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Skip’s Placida Marina, 1990 Placida Road. About 900 people were interested in the meeting. Parking is limited so carpooling is encouraged (Read more in Sun) Editor’s Note: is asking for a volunteer to cover this event, take pictures, and report on actions …

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Factory Workers losing jobs in Trump Economy

This is the Republican tax scam in action, folks. Shortly after the GOP passed their plan to reward corporations with massive giveaways, Harley-Davidson announced their Kansas City plant closure and the layoffs of about 800 workers. Days later, they announced nearly $700 million in stock buybacks to benefit wealthy shareholders and executives.

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Constitutional Amendments – Proposed 2018

2018 Proposed Constitutional Amendments On your 2018 General Election ballot, you’ll be faced with 13 – yes, 13 proposed amendments to Florida’s Constitution. That’s because in addition to the Florida Legislature and private citizens, a 37-member Constitutional Revision Commission (CRC) can also establish ballot measures. The CRC meets every 20 years to review Florida’s Constitution …

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