Category: Hurricane Dorian

Trump’s Rejection of Waiving Visas for Bahamian Evacuees is “Petty”

On September 9, Donald Trump dismissed the idea of granting the people of the Bahamas documentation waivers for various reasons including that the U.S. is “also recovering from the hurricane.” Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, hit back: “Donald Trump’s hostility to granting temporary protection status and documentation waivers to the people of the Bahamas …

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Dorian Drives Home Warnings of Climate Influence on Hurricanes

Hurricane Dorian could be the fifth major storm to threaten the United States in three years, driving home scientists’ warnings that climate change is shaping powerful tropical systems. Dorian is expected to sweep near the Florida coast as a Category 4 or 3 storm later today, but it will be remembered as one of the …

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Be Prepared for Hurricane Dorian

The National Hurricane Center predicts that Hurricane Dorian will make landfall in Florida as at least a Category 3 major storm. We are closely monitoring the path of the storm and have prepared some storm resources. Florida Democratic Party offices will close this afternoon in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian. Normal hours of operation will resume …

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Florida Democrats Respond to Donald Trump’s Attacks on Puerto Rico and Diverting Funds from FEMA

Florida Democrats slammed Trump after his recent attacks over Puerto Rico officials as Hurricane Dorian approaches the island, and his decision of redirecting money from FEMA to build his useless border wall. Congresswoman Val Demings sent a statement declaring: “There’s a storm approaching land that may kill American citizens and the President of the United States …

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