…a senior Interior Department official said that Florida’s coastal waters had not been excluded after all.
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…words that best describe the president’s first year in office, 38 percent responded with “disgusted” and 24 percent said “scared,” the top two results
Three dozen Charlotte County Democrats joined hundreds of other marchers in today’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade. Members of the County DEC, the County Democratic Club, Democratic Women’s Club, and Young Democrats participated
Celebrations honoring the memory of American icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began today in Punta Gorda. The Blanchard House Museum hosted their 12th Annual MLK Community Breakfast. This Monday, celebrate the MLK Parade in Punta Gorda. See story for details!
Gov. Ricardo Rosselló urged Puerto Ricans in Central Florida to use the 2018 midterm elections to vote against those who have not been “friends of Puerto Rico.”
While the Florida Democratic Party forcefully condemns these remarks, the silence from so-called “leaders” within the GOP such as Commissioner Putnam and Congressman DeSantis has been just as alarming as it has been deafening.”
“But now, suddenly, Secretary Zinke announces plans to drill off Florida’s coast and four days later agrees to ‘take Florida off the table.’
A massive influx of Puerto Rico residents displaced by recent hurricanes is transforming communities in Florida and other states, and a conservative group is moving quickly to woo them ahead of the midterm elections.
“I’m really just disgusted that we’re even having to have this conversation again,” said St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, a Democrat. “You don’t have to look back too many years to the BP oil spill”
We understand that women’s issues are economic issues, and that is why creating jobs that pay well is so important to Florida Democrats. We understand that women’s rights are civil rights, and that is why Democrats fight against wage discrimination and violence against women. With Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, women’s rights are in
One of the most important rights of American citizens is the right to have a say in who our leaders are and how our government works. But the path to full voting rights for all citizens has been long and challenging. Thanks to the efforts of Rick Scott and Florida Republicans, obstacles to voting remain
Democrats believe in a government that is open, transparent, and responsive to the people. Democrats are committed to enacting sweeping ethics reform to limit the influence of special interests and lobbyists and ensure that government is accountable to the people — and only to the people. These days, it seems that special interests get all
Democrats have a long and proud history of defending civil rights and expanding opportunity for all Americans. From the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009, Democrats have fought to end discrimination in all forms. For too many Floridians, though, this ideal is still far from a reality.
“Proud NRA sellout” Adam Putnam and his Republican party would rather give guns to people who shouldn’t have them than enact comprehensive gun control policies. The Republican Party’s dependence on the NRA for money is why they refuse to enact policies that a majority of Floridians support. Unlike Republicans, Democrats support banning assault weapons and
Florida Democrats are working hard to pass comprehensive immigration reform that will protect our national security, secure our economic future, and allow hundreds of thousands to step out of the shadows. Rick Scott and the Republicans see immigration as a threat to be controlled with Arizona-style laws targeting minorities. They disrespect Dreamers and deny them
The efforts of Florida Republicans to undermine and even repeal environmental protections culminated in the toxic algae bloom crisis which has been devastating for our state for the past two decades. Our land, our water, and our beaches are our state’s greatest treasures and greatest economic assets. Florida Republicans do not understand this basic economic