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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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – GOP requirement: Time behind bars

Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club Legislative Liason Teresa Jenkins wrote the following letter to the editor published Sunday in the Charlotte Sun:  Editor: Scott Rasmussen’s recent editorial column addressed how Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy sent to prison for conspiring to violate mine safety standards after an explosion killed 29 men in 2015,…

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Rick Scott Touts Campaign on State Trip Overseas While Florida Under Storm Watch

With Rick Scott using his taxpayer-funded trip to promote his campaign and traveling abroad while a storm moves north in the Gulf, Florida Democratic Party spokesman Sebastian Kitchen released this statement: “Rick Scott’s self-serving priorities could not be any clearer as he travels abroad at taxpayer expense touting his campaign while the National Hurricane Center…

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