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Stopping phosphate mining brings Democrats and Republicans together

By Lenny Guckenheimer, Charlotte Dems contributor, June 30,2021 Nothing brings liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans together quite like the specter of a phosphate mine becoming your neighbor. On this topic, most agree: No mining! The possibility that phosphate mining may be moving in next door took one step closer to becoming reality as the Mosaic

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Events

Florida Indivisible chapters hold successful rally in Tampa

By Bill Welsch,  Indivisible SWFL member and Charlotte Dems contributing writer Tampa, Florida, June 29, 2021 A gathering of 50 or so people convened outside the offices of Senators Scott and Rubio in Tampa to deliver a clear, loud, message: “Do Your Job!” Organized by the Network of Florida Indivisible Chapters, the June 29 rally

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Florida Legislation

Here are the new Florida laws that will take effect July 1

By Jim Turner – News Service of Florida,  WUSF Public Media – WUSF 89.7, June 28, 2021 More than 100 new laws passed during the 2021 legislative session will hit the books this week, ranging from a record $100 billion state budget, a requirement for out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases made by

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Opinion

‘How Can You Hate Me When You Don’t Even Know Me?’

By Nicholas Kristof, NY Times Opinion Columnist, June 26, 2021 One of the questions I’m asked most is: How do I talk to those on the other side of America’s political and cultural abyss? What can I say to my brother/aunt/friend who thinks Joe Biden is a socialist with dementia who stole the election? I’ve

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