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Trump wants to auction off Florida’s shores and destroy our economy

On April 10, Politico reported officials in the Trump administration are “on the cusp” of approving a plan drawn up by oil and natural gas lobbyists to open up Florida’s beautiful shores to major industrial drilling. The proposal would allow Florida’s offshore oil and natural gas drilling, putting the local tourism economy and the environment in peril. According

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Nikki Fried interviewed by ‘Sun’ ahead of Blue Gala

Fried is speaking this Saturday at the Charlotte County Democratic Party’s Blue Gala fundraiser and dinner to tell residents what she’s been up to, and how she’s handling the $132 billion agriculture industry. “My job is not to make (people) see me as a Democrat,” Fried told theSun Wednesday. “But someone who cares about their issues,

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No Means No: The Battle of Mosiac vs DeSoto County Update

In a classic David vs Goliath battle, mining giant Mosaic has made it clear that it won’t take “no” for an answer regarding its quest to establish large-scale phosphate mining operations in DeSoto County. It is currently pursuing a quasi-judicial dispute resolution mediation process with the DeSoto Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), and BOCC legal

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