Women and Families

We understand that women’s issues are economic issues, and that is why creating jobs that pay well is so important to Florida Democrats. We understand that women’s rights are civil rights, and that is why Democrats fight against wage discrimination and violence against women. With Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, women’s rights are in…

Protecting Voting Rights

One of the most important rights of American citizens is the right to have a say in who our leaders are and how our government works. But the path to full voting rights for all citizens has been long and challenging. Thanks to the efforts of Rick Scott and Florida Republicans, obstacles to voting remain…

Government Accountability

Democrats believe in a government that is open, transparent, and responsive to the people. Democrats are committed to enacting sweeping ethics reform to limit the influence of special interests and lobbyists and ensure that government is accountable to the people — and only to the people. These days, it seems that special interests get all…

Civil Rights

Democrats have a long and proud history of defending civil rights and expanding opportunity for all Americans. From the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009, Democrats have fought to end discrimination in all forms. For too many Floridians, though, this ideal is still far from a reality.…

Preventing Gun Violence

“Proud NRA sellout” Adam Putnam and his Republican party would rather give guns to people who shouldn’t have them than enact comprehensive gun control policies. The Republican Party’s dependence on the NRA for money is why they refuse to enact policies that a majority of Floridians support. Unlike Republicans, Democrats support banning assault weapons and…

Immigration Reform

Florida Democrats are working hard to pass comprehensive immigration reform that will protect our national security, secure our economic future, and allow hundreds of thousands to step out of the shadows. Rick Scott and the Republicans see immigration as a threat to be controlled with Arizona-style laws targeting minorities. They disrespect Dreamers and deny them…

Protecting our Environment

The efforts of Florida Republicans to undermine and even repeal environmental protections culminated in the toxic algae bloom crisis which has been devastating for our state for the past two decades. Our land, our water, and our beaches are our state’s greatest treasures and greatest economic assets. Florida Republicans do not understand this basic economic…

Quality Education

Our children’s future depends on their education, and Florida’s future depends on our children’s success. Improving our schools and creating a skilled and educated workforce is key to our state’s economic health. Republicans have continued to cut public education funds, in turn short changing our students. Cuts in funding for public schools and universities forced…

An Economy That Works for Everyone

Florida Democrats believe in a future where everyone who works hard and plays by the rules can succeed. We are committed to preserving and expanding the middle class by creating well-paying jobs, by strengthening demand for all that Florida has to offer, and by creating an educated, and skilled workforce. A strong middle class can…

Access to Healthcare

Democrats believe healthcare is a human right. Everyone should have the security that comes with good healthcare and no one should go broke because they get sick. Republican efforts to dismantle the ACA have driven up the cost of premiums and resulted in many middle and low-income Floridians losing their coverage. Florida Democrats are committed…