Democrats Andrew Gillum, Gwen Graham, Jeff Greene, Chris King and Philip Levine are united in their support for expanding Medicaid to the 700,000 Floridians who would qualify for the program if Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-dominated Legislature had agreed to expand coverage to uninsured working adults. (Read more in news.wjct.org)
Hundreds of people protesting Florida’s water quality turned out for the “Death March” for clean water. They will parade through downtown Fort Myers protesting red tide and toxic algae and also reminded people to get out and vote. (Read more in News-Press.com) Watch on WinkNews.com
Postcards to Voters aims to give Democrats a winning edge in close key, races
DeSantis Will Do Nothing to Support Communities Imacted by Rising Sea Levels At Wednesday’s Republican gubernatorial primary debate, Ron Desantis promised that if elected governor, state government would do nothing to address rising sea levels hurting communities across Florida. During a discussion about environmental issues, DeSantis said that the Democratic candidates think “they can stop…
Several important demonstrations are being held this weekend to publicize concerns about the environment. CharlotteDems.com wants to share your pictures and your experiences.
The Florida Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers announced they are backing the Democrat in his 2018 re-election bid against Republican governor Rick Scott. (Read more in TampaBay.com)
On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act that prohibited racial discrimination in voting. It was a tremendous victory for democracy. Yet, fifty-three years later Republicans are engaged in a shameful effort to restrict voting access telling lies about voter fraud (which remains extremely rare) and pushing laws to…
Facebook has identified a political influence campaign that was possibly built to disrupt the midterm elections. Facebook detected and deleted 32 pages and fake accounts that had engaged in activity around divisive social issues. The Senate Intelligence Committee held a hearing with social media experts on foreign influence aimed at disrupting U.S. elections. Dan Coates,…
Joan Fischer, Democrat running for Charlotte County Commissioner District 4, got her opportunity to show she’s ready for the big show in the Candidates Forum sponsored by the Curmudgeon Club.
Democratic candidates for Florida Governor debated Thursday night. This is a video of participants in a watch party in Charlotte County.