By Daniel Sutphin, The Daily Sun Staff Writer, June 1, 2022. ARCADIA — DeSoto County commissioners and residents want more details from Mosaic Fertilizer Co. regarding reagents in phosphate mining. “What is the list of reagents and can we get a disclosure of reagents used in the process?” Commissioner Jerod Gross asked during a county
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots. This Pride Month, the Charlotte County Democratic Party reaffirms its commitment to stand in solidarity with LGBTQ+ Americans. This month and every month we send our love and respect to all LGBTQ+ Americans. This month and every
Val Demings & Marco Rubio are on opposite ends of abortion debate, but will a single issue mobilize voters?
By Kathryn Varn, USA TODAY NETWORK – FLORIDA, May 31, 2022 With all eyes on the Supreme Court’s expected decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Marco Rubio and Val Demings stand on opposite sides of the debate over abortion access. And that difference could not have been clearer during two recent events. On May 14, Democratic U.S.
By DANIEL SUTPHIN, The Daily Sun Staff Writer ARCADIA — DeSoto County Commissioners will hold a public workshop at 9 a.m., Tuesday at the Turner Center, 2250 NE Roan St, Arcadia, FL 34266, regarding Mosaic and the potential of phosphate mining. For more info, visit https://desotobocc.com/calendar/event/2319. Mosaic owns around 23,000 acres of farmland in DeSoto
The Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County is excited to announce the recipients of its annual Betty Gissendanner Scholarship awards. This year we have two scholars: Cassidy Gibbs, graduating from Port Charlotte High School and Kiley Rydberg, graduating from Lemon Bay High School. We will be honoring the scholars at a June 13 reception held
Charlotte County Democrats grieve with the families and community of Uvalde, Texas mourning the senseless killing of 19 children and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School. The shooting at Robb Elementary School is sadly the latest incident in an endemic of mass violence plaguing our country. While many Floridians hoped the 2018 killing of 17
That’s why 42 of the nation’s wealthiest families and individuals have invested in his campaign Miami– As Ron DeSantis continues to focus on his own national political ambitions while leaving behind Floridians struggling to pay rent or afford property insurance premiums, new reports are making clear he’s been spending his time courting the approval of
Miami, FL – Florida Democratic Party Chair Manny Diaz released the following statement after reports that Seminole County Republican Chair Ben Paris, candidate Jestine Iannatti, and a consultant were all arrested and charged with multiple counts of election fraud relating to the 2020 election in Senate District 9. “Today’s indictments of Republican operatives in Seminole County for election fraud when viewed
May 24th was another sad day in America. Just a few days after the heinous shooting in Buffalo, we now once again had a shooting massacre in our country. This time, innocent children and a teacher were the victims of gun violence in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The following statement is from the
Miami Herald Op-Ed: Florida seniors at risk of losing Social Security, Medicare under Scott’s harmful GOP plan
On Friday, the Miami Herald published an op-ed by Max Richtman, the executive director of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, that outlines the dangers that Senator Rick Scott’s GOP plan to sunset Social Security and Medicare poses to the five million Florida seniors who rely on these incredibly popular government programs.
By Jim Hussey, Charlotte County Dems contributing writer. Even the most decent person can often look out at the world and assume that life beyond their direct experience is probably close to what they’ve seen. If we – as residents of Charlotte County – were to make a similar judgment about the Asian American and
Join us at the Englewood Democratic Club Membership Meeting on Wednesday, May 25th from 5:30 to 6:30. It will be an in-person meeting at the Englewood Chamber of Commerce at 601 S. Indiana Ave. as well as streamed on Zoom. Refreshments will be served immediately after the meeting. Please select the meeting style of your
Our next monthly meeting will be held in person and via Zoom. For those attending in person, vaccines are required, masks are optional. The office address is 3596 Tamiami Trail,#202, Port Charlotte, FL 33983. A Zoom link will be sent the day of the meeting. Following the business meeting, we will host a meet and
The following editorial appeared in The Daily Sun on May 22, 2022. OUR POSITION: Legislators are headed back to Tallahassee Monday for a second special session that will explore ways to deal with soaring home insurance policy costs and the flight of insurance companies from Florida. We are expecting positive answers to the dilemma. Gov.
By Frank Bruni, New York Times Contributing Opinion Writer, May 19, 2022. I keep flashing back to Ronald Reagan’s preternaturally smiley face. That’s not because I yearn for his presidency. It’s because his signature expression — his glow — provides such a clear counterpoint to the Republican mien of the moment, equal parts scowl and sneer.
Marco Rubio is once again using the taxpayer-funded resources of his Senate office to promote himself and his campaign. Last year, Rubio gave an interview about his campaign from behind his desk in his Senate office, a potential violation of Senate Ethics rules. Now his campaign’s Twitter account is using photos, videos, and other materials Rubio’s campaign
By Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post, May 17, 2022. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill Monday to outlaw protests outside private residences — a move opponents say violates First Amendment rights. The new law will make it a second-degree misdemeanor to picket or protest outside a person’s house to “harass or disturb” that person. Violators will
More than 5000 Voter Registration bags are ready for delivery! NO KNOCKING. NO TALKING. Prizes will be awarded! All homes are occupied by left-leaning individuals or individuals living with registered Democrats. We have a plan that will suit you perfectly! Take your pick! Just one house (seriously). Five to ten houses spaced some distance apart,
Our US Congressional Representative, Greg Steube, was one of the 57 Republicans who voted against the $40 billion Ukrainian military aid package. By the Washington Post Editorial Board, May 14, 2022. The history of U.S. foreign policy is, in part, a story of the ebb and flow of isolationist sentiment, sometimes elaborated into an ideology
Editor’s note: Dems need to support our teachers and School Board members by attending these public meetings and refuting positions made by certain members of the public. We also need to identify and support a centrist candidate to succeed Ian Vincent on the Board. He has decided to not retain this position. By Nancy J.
By Morgan Simpson, Staff Writer, The Daily Sun , May 11, 2022 VENICE — In the future, solar technology will become even more accessible for homeowners because of ideas for solar tiles and shingles coupled with incentives on solar investment. However, legislation in Florida almost stopped the growth of solar for homeowners in the state.