Three Andrew Gillum Videos for you to Share

There are only 30 days until election day. Floridians are voting. And Mayor Gillum’s vision for a Florida that works for everyone is driving enthusiasm and energy across Florida. After an incredible weekend of energy — from FAMU Homecoming to cheering crowds in West Palm Beach to field office openings to a 1000+ person rally in conservative Martin County — Mayor Gillum is riding a wave of momentum.

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Amendment #6-Why Vote No?

Have you noticed the yard signs and letters to the editor asking for you to vote “yes” on Amendment 6? Amendment 6 is confusing because it contains three proposals: (1) to expand the rights of victims; (2) to raise the retirement age of judges from 70 to 75; (3) to force courts and judges to…

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Second District Court of Appeal

On the November ballot, voters will choose to retain two judges who currently sit on the Second District Court of Appeal. These courts provide the opportunity for review of decisions of lower tribunals by multi-judge panels. District Courts of Appeal correct harmful errors and ensure that decisions are consistent with our rights and liberties. There…

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Local musician scores a hit with Red Tide Rick

Len Seligman, an award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, has a hit tune with a powerful environmental message. His song “Red Tide Rick” skewers Governor Rick Scott for his anti-environmental policies that have set the stage for this year’s disastrous harmful algae blooms. The video has already been viewed 20,000 times on Facebook. This is the…

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Times recommends: Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has built a commendable career in public service as a moderate who steadily works in a bipartisan fashion on issues important to Floridians. Now he faces his most formidable opponent in Gov. Rick Scott, who has consistently sided with the wealthy and the well-connected as he has eroded the interests of…

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Women’s anger will not subside

Editors note: Submitted by Teresa Jenkins Chair, Legislative Liaison Committee The President of the United States is taking time out of what should be a demanding schedule to slam and mock women who have accused one man—Judge Brett Kavanaugh—of sexual misconduct and assault. The president and Republican legislators have demeaned and ignored women’s account of…

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Service for April Freeman

A service was held Wednesday evening for the late 17th Congressional District candidate April Freeman. The memorial was held at Temple Beth Shalom in Cape Coral. Ms. Freeman died Sunday, September 23, 2018. Her husband David said on Facebook that she had suffered a heart attack. Her friend, Paul Anarumo of the Charlotte County DEC, provided…

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Top Lies From Rick Scott in Florida Senate Debate

In the first Florida Senate Debate, Rick Scott was forced to defend his record, and Scott did what Scott always does – lied. Some of Scott’s top lies from this week’s debate: Scott says he didn’t say he wouldn’t do anything differently than Trump when asked about his response to Hurricane Maria. Here is video proof of him saying…

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Is red tide natural, or is it a man-made crisis?

As South Florida cities wait to see whether red tide has invaded their waters, Gov. Rick Scott and state officials attempted to diminish any potential human responsibility for the enormous bloom that has devastated Gulf coast marine life, referring to it as “naturally occurring.” The toxic algae that drove away swimmers — coughing and sneezing — and…

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Voting Rights Restoration Group Mails 800+ Postcards to Voters

Activists who believe in second changes mailed postcards to voters today-the day Vote By Mail ballots were sent out by the Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections. The group has helped the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition increase voter turnout for Amendment 4, which would restore eligibility to vote for people with prior felony convictions, excluding murderers…

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Poll: It’s a tied race for Florida governor

Time to reel back the insanely premature chatter about Andrew Gillum starting to leave Ron DeSantis in the dust in Florida’s governor’s race. On the heels of a Sept. 20-24 Quinnipiac University poll showing Democrat Gillum leading Republican DeSantis by 9 percentage points, a new Mason-Dixon poll shows Gillum drawing 46 percent support and DeSantis…

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