It’s Time to Fully Fund Public Education

Critics of our public schools point to the poor performance of the schools in impoverished areas while simultaneously diverting taxes into various voucher programs that hamstring the schools. Privatization proponents have found multiple ways to funnel funding away from our schools including a dollar for dollar write corporate tax off to donate to voucher programs.

Announcing 2020 Blue Gala Speakers! April 4, 2020

We are thrilled to announce Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz as the 2020 Blue Gala Keynote Speaker. Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz serves Florida’s 23rd Congressional District. She was first sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005; she previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. State Senator Janet Cruz representing…


Deceptive Republican Campaign Mailings Arrive in Charlotte County

Official-looking forms mimic Census Questionnaire   The Republican Party is mailing campaign literature that looks like US census forms to voters across the country including here in Charlotte County. The mailings are titled “2020 Congressional District Census” and instruct the recipients to “answer all questions to the best of your ability.” The mailing asks respondents…


Celebrating Black History Month

As we celebrate Black History Month and recognize how African American culture has profoundly shaped American culture in music, literature, art, sports, politics and business, we recognize that this month is not only about celebration. It is also about understanding and combating injustice that, sadly, continues in our country. A wise nation honors and learns…