New DNC Website

  The Democratic National Committee has released a new website for 2020. It’s still at the old address: Democrats.org. It’s worth a look. The site explains who the Democratic Party is and what it does, gives some history, does a nice job of laying out our values, including the current governing platform and provides some tools…

Florida Republican is finished with his party, tells voters to ‘Beat every single one of them!’

Former Florida Republican Rep. David Jolly has never had a great relationship with his party. Pointing out how beholden to big donors GOP officials are to 60 Minutes went down like a lead balloon filled with Republican integrity. Jolly was on MSNBC with Nicolle Wallace on Monday to talk about the recent mass shootings, Donald Trump’s continued white…

Gun contributions to Dist. 17 Rep. Steube and Senator Rubio total nearly a Quarter Million Dollars

According to data from the watchdog group OpenSecrets. org, contributions to local Congressman Greg Steube and Florida Senator Marco Rubio from the gun rights industry total almost a quarter-million dollars. To be fair, Steube’s gun receipts during his first term (he was elected in 2016) total a mere $5,000 compared to Rubio’s whopping $243,179. And…

All unaccompanied children removed from Homestead migrant detention facility

All unaccompanied children have been removed from the Homestead migrant detention facility in Homestead, Florida, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed on Saturday. Homestead, which has been criticized by politicians for its treatment of unaccompanied minors, was the nation’s largest facility for migrant children, housing 14,300 unaccompanied minors since March 2018. (Read more…

What should Florida do about immigration? Here’s your chance to speak to state lawmakers

State Senator Joe Gruters and Representative Cord Byrd announced Thursday that they’ll be embarking on a listening tour across seven cities in three days. “With another legislative session on the horizon, we believe it’s important to go straight to Floridians and hear their ideas on how we can further improve our immigration system,” Gruters and…

Florida Attorney General Isn’t Fighting for Floridians, She is Fighting to Keep Her A- Rating with the NRA

On July 29, the Sun Sentinel reported that Attorney General Ashley Moody filed in court to block Ban Assault Weapons Now’s ballot initiative from the 2020 ballot. Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, called Moody’s actions outrageous: “Attorney General Ashley Moody is attempting to stop voters from being able to vote to protect their families. Floridians are…