Editor’s Note: Charlotte County Democratic Environmental Caucus member Karen McCague attended the Wednesday, April 3rd meeting of the Desoto County Board of Commissioners as it considered the appeal by Mosaic Mining of the Commissioners’ denial of a rezoning for farmland to enable phosphate mining. Here are Karen’s notes from the meeting: DeSoto County legal
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Full House Expected at Charlotte County Democrats’ April 13 Blue Gala with Keynoter Nikki Fried It might be a first for Charlotte Democrats! Days before our annual fundraising event featuring Nikki Fried, Florida’s first female Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, all but one VIP table has been sold for a total of 224
The future for phosphate mining in DeSoto County is a little clearer now. Following a dispute resolution hearing on Wednesday, here’s what’s been decided: Mosaic Fertilizer will delay its mine permit plans in DeSoto for at least four years, and that’s if market conditions and other factors line up in the Fortune 500 firm’s favor.
Leadership Blue 2019 Conference and Gala Leadership Blue 2019 convenes over 2,000 grassroots activists, elected officials, and major donors. The weekend is packed with training, meetings, and a highly anticipated Gala. The conference and training are free and cover a range of important topics such as field operations, campaign finance law, and more. The gala dinner