Blue Gala to Feature Nikki Fried

Charlotte County Democrat’s Blue Gala to feature Nikki Fried. Florida’s first female Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Ms. Fried will serve as Keynote Speaker at April 13th Blue Gala at Isles Yacht Club in Punta Gorda.

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DNC Chair Tom Perez promises “fair shake”

How will Democrats handle historically large field of candidates in 2020 primary debates? DNC Chair Tom Perez promises “fair shake,” focus issues. #MTP@TomPerez: “We’re not going to be talking about hand size. We’re going to be talking about health care.” THIS MORNING: How will Democrats handle historically large field of candidates in 2020 primary debates? …

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Developer withdraws Englewood East hotel plan

A developer who had received a recommendation for a planned hotel from a Charlotte County advisory committee has retracted his request for a zoning change, citing public opposition to the plan. (Read more in Englewood Sun) Also in Englewood Sun, ‘We don’t want Naples here’ – Englewood residents object to proposed hotel

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‘March Against Mosaic’ held against company strip-mining in Florida

ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida After both blue-green algae and red tide plagued Southwest Florida for much of last summer, conditions have improved, but the protests for clean water continue. On Saturday, more than 60 people turned out in Punta Gorda for the March Against Mosaic, a movement against …

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Court rules Florida ‘disenfranchised’ voters by rejecting mail-in ballots for signature mismatches

TALLAHASSEE — Upholding a judge’s decision that sided with former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and national Democrats, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that a Florida law requiring voters’ signatures on mail-in ballots to match the signatures on file with elections officials imposes “a serious burden on the right to vote.” …

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Divert, Deflect, Attack—How Our President Deals With Mass Shootings

  February 14 marks the one-year anniversary of the school shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Florida has a serious gun problem with a total of 51 mass shootings between 2016 and 2018 leaving 118 people dead. Much will be written about the tragic killing of 17 innocent people one year …

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Charlotte Democrats remember Victims of School Shooting

Today we take time to remember the 17 victims who were cruelly gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day last year. We remember how the Parkland students led historic statewide, and nationwide calls for action, and forced Republicans to make changes to our gun laws in Tallahassee for the first time …

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Hispanic Caucus of Florida Hosting the 2019 Lobby Days

The Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida will be hosting the 2019 Lobby Days from  Sunday, March 17  to  Tuesday, March 19th. More details will be published soon. You do not have to be a member to attend Lobby Days.  Please help with a preliminary headcount by letting the Lobby Days Committee know if you are attending the DHCF 2019 Lobby Days by Friday, February 22, 2019. We will be …

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