“The ideology of Spencer and his supporters directly attacks the mere existence of so many who call our state home—black, Hispanic, Jewish, LGBT — when any group of Americans is under attack, it is incumbent upon us all to treat it as an attack against every American.
“The students are scared, especially our students who are from minority communities,” said Dr. Vincent Adejumo, a lecturer in African-American studies. “Many of them have already left town. Parents have great concern. “It’s basically a powder keg right now.”
Their plan, called the Stronger Way Act, markets itself as “tax reform to reward work.” In contrast to the GOP tax plan, Booker and Baldwin’s plan doesn’t change the actual tax code, but rather uses the existing tax code to help working families.
“I’ve got zero tolerance for the whiners in our party. We have got to move forward. I cannot relive yesterday’s election but I can tell you this, we have got to move forward. Florida’s an important piece of the puzzle,” McAuliffe said.
“This poll is significant because it’s proof that President Trump and the Republican Party are alienating Latinos of all backgrounds and all political stripes. An attack on one of us is going to be an attack on all of us.”
“I’m a hunter and have owned guns my whole life,” Nelson stated in a news release. “But these automatic weapons are not for hunting, they are for killing. And this common-sense bill would, at the very least, make it harder for someone to convert a semi-automatic rifle into what is essentially a fully-automatic machine gun.”
Punta Gorda Mayor Rachel Keesling said she crouched in a dog pile of people with her husband at her side as bullets pinged off sound equipment during the horrific Sunday night massacre at a country music concert in Las Vegas.
Florida is now the 35th state in the U.S. where people have the option to register to vote or to update their registration online. The system went live Sunday, more than two years after the Legislature passed a bill requiring online registration to take effect by Oct. 1, 2017.
Florida’s senators are voicing opposition to President Donald Trump’s pick for NASA administrator, Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine, saying a “politician” shouldn’t lead the nation’s space program.
“No family visiting our nation’s Capitol should have to explain to their child that the statue representing our state honors someone who fought for a philosophy built on hatred, inequality and oppression”