EDITOR’S NOTE: This extraordinary front-page article in Florida Weekly written by a young Charlotte County reporter documents the strides made by Young Democrats and All Rainbow and Allied Youth (ARAY). This is a “must-read” for every Charlotte County Democrat. Forty-five percent of Charlotte County registered voters are Republican, compared to 27 percent Democrat, according to…
PUNTA GORDA – Charlotte County students marked the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre by walking out of class Friday to join protests against gun violence. Their action was part of a nationwide walkout. In Punta Gorda, students from Port Charlotte High School and Florida Southwestern State College, Charlotte Campus marched to the offices…
Before the candidates made their speeches, before the party officials took the podium, three Charlotte County kids talked about why they were taking part in the Blue Gala.
On February 21st, many Port Charlotte High School students walked out of class to protest Florida’s gun laws following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School on the 14th.
In the Legislative Committee that took place from 1-1:45 Friday afternoon, Sen. Victor Torres (D) (FL, Dist. 15) took the floor. He discussed the tragedy that took place when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, leaving most of its citizens stranded with shortages of food, water, and power.
Let’s start off with what this committee represented, “We want this committee to speak to a culture, we express that in the name of our committee” stated meeting facilitator Cornell Maxwell.
In the Campaign Committee that took place from 2-2:45 Friday afternoon, Travis Perron discussed what the meeting was about; they split Florida up into eight different regions and had one, or sometimes two, regional campaign chairs assigned to said region to focus on turning those parts of Florida Blue.