Nikki Fried to NRA: ‘I won’t be beholden to you’

Nikki Fried, the Democratic candidate for the state’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, sent a clear message to the National Rifle Association Monday morning: “I won’t be beholden to you.”

The message comes in the form of a signed letter to NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer. Fried says the letter was prompted by a Tampa Bay Times report that unveiled emails exchanged between Hammer and officials within the agriculture commissioner’s office.


National Voter Registration Day – September 25, 2018

September 25 is National Voter Registration Day, the day for eligible citizens across the country to register to vote. Voting is our chance to stand up for the environment, for families, for safety, for health care, for women’s rights, for education, and for our community by letting those running for office this year know what…