Ron DeSantis’ Should Return Money from Shady Fundraisers Arrested in Connection to Ukrainian Peddling

Miami, Fl. –– On October 10, the Miami Herald reported that two Republican fundraisers with connections to Governor Ron DeSantis, Lev Parnas, and Igor Fruman, have been arrested on campaign finance charges. According to the Miami Herald, DeSantis received $50,000 from the pair by way of a company called Global Energy Producers. Terrie Rizzo, chair of the …

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Charlotte Dems address their concerns to State Representatives

by Jane Merriam, Secretary, Charlotte County Democrats  Four Charlotte County Democrats spoke to local state legislators about issues affecting Charlotte County that we would like to be addressed during the 2020 Legislative Session. Bill Welsh, Brenda Curtis, Judith Fincher, myself, and more than 15 other Charlotte Dems were among  about 75 residents who met with …

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Charlotte County Democrats applaud impeachment inquiry

Teresa Jenkins, vice-chair of the Charlotte County Democratic Party, released the following statement in response to the US House’s formal impeachment inquiry and the release of transcripts from Trump’s call with Ukraine : “Charlotte County Democrats stand by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional Democrats in their efforts to safeguard our democracy. Speaker Pelosi and House …

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Florida Democratic Party Announces Governor Phil Murphy Will Speak at Convention Saturday

Orlando, Fl. –– This weekend, from October 11 to 13, nearly 2,000 Democrats from across the Sunshine State will convene for the Florida Democratic Party’s Bi-Annual State Convention. The Florida Democratic Party is pleased to announce that Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey, incoming Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, will deliver the afternoon keynote …

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Support young people on climate change

CharlotteDems.com Editor’s note: The following letter to the editor by CCDEC Secretary Jane Merriam was published in the Charlotte Sun on Friday, Oct. 4. Editor:   The concentration levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have risen from 339 parts per million in 1980 to 408 parts per million in 2018. Global sea levels have …

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Florida Democratic Party Launches Digital Ad Campaign Highlighting Trump’s Broken Promises to Florida Seniors

  Sumter County, Fl. – As Donald Trump heads to the Villages on Thursday, hoping to avoid critics, The Florida Democratic Party announced they were greeting him with a digital ad campaign calling out his broken promises to Florida seniors on Medicare. The ads feature seniors from the Villages, who rely on Medicare, and are …

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Pelosi to meet with Venezuelan exiles in Florida

TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and South Florida Democrats plan to meet with Venezuelan exiles this week amid an ongoing stalemate in Congress over whether or not to offer protections to those who fled the South American country. Democrats have scheduled a forum on Thursday in Weston, a town that has seen an influx of Venezuelans …

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New Tool Helps Grassroots Donors Sponsor Voter Registration in Neighborhood of their Choice

Tallahassee, Fl. – The Florida Democratic Party announced a new online tool for 2020 that allows grassroots donors to apply small-dollar donations to send voter registration forms to unregistered voters in any neighborhood across the state. The Florida Democratic Party Voter Registration Map (powered by partner Civitech) allows people to donate money and sponsor their precinct or any …

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Mosaic, state questioned

About 100 people from five counties near Mosaic phosphate mining and fertilizer operations showed up at an open house Monday for a final chance to ask questions from state regulators and company representatives. Many people at the meeting noted hazardous waste has spilled into rivers and streams in the hundred-plus years of the phosphate industry …

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Florida, Florida, Florida

  by Larry Kuranowicz, Voter Outreach Looking back at the fateful words of the late Tim Russert, on a night in 2000 when many of us went to bed thinking Al Gore was going to be the next President, only to wake and find out it was not to be. Once again in 2020, Florida …

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