Politics in the Park

Come to Harbor Heights Park for Politics in the Park! Hear our local and statewide candidates speak to our community.  Featuring local food vendors, family-friendly fun, and live music. Meet state and local candidates to learn about their plans for a better Florida! Politics in the Park Saturday, July 21st – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.…

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Self-Serving Scott’s Week in Review: Making Florida Sicker, Deepening the Swamp and Ignoring Painful Realities in Puerto Rico

Posted June 4, 2018 Rick Scott’s self-serving politics have made Floridians sicker, deepened the swamp with his cronyism and catering to special interests, and exposed how he will not dare criticize his friend Donald Trump for the failed recovery from Hurricane Maria. Not Draining the Swamp – Deepening It. Rick Scott’s effort to portray himself as…

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Downtown Height Limits in Punta Gorda to be Revisited

The Jun 6th Punta Gorda City Council meeting will feature reconsideration of a March 7th directive related to City Center increased building heights .  At the March 7 City Council meeting, the Council directed staff to develop draft code changes that give the ability for property owners in the City Center zoning district to achieve building heights of…

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EDITORIAL: Let the voters guide decision on PG height

The following editorial appeared in The Punta Gorda Herald: The decision on whether to ease the building height restriction in downtown Punta Gorda from 50 feet to 84 feet deserves voices — lots of them — and in a formal presentation. It is, in essence, a big-picture issue, one warranting an appropriate vetting. (Read the…

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Putnam Agonistes: The Struggle is Real

Even Some Supporters are Beginning to Question Whether Adam Putnam is “Ready for the Big Leagues” Adam Putnam’s campaign for governor is threatened by a clear and present danger: Adam Putnam himself. The candidate’s long career in Washington, his “proud NRA sellout” self-own, and his clear effort to out-Trump Ron DeSantis are haunting his campaign…

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Veterans’ Caucus Kickoff

Local Veterans Caucus Launch! Every member of the Armed Services takes an oath promising to “…support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” It’s a pledge that is as important now as it was in the earliest days of our great nation. The Charlotte County Democratic Party is assisting the…

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