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29 Jun
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Democrats of Indian River Resolution on Gun Control Continues to be Relevant Today–Unfortunately

In Honor of the Capital Gazette Journalists in Maryland In October 2017, the Democrats of Indian River passed the following Gun Reform Resolution.  Week by week, there continue to be gun assaults on innocent citizens.  We re-publish this resolution to ...

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28 Jun
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Haagenson Advocates for Health Care for Working Families, Seniors, and Veterans

Medicaid expansion would benefit Florida in many ways Treasure Coast Newspapers Published 4:00 a.m. ET June 28, 2018 I support expansion of the Medicaid program in Florida because it’s a win-win-win proposition. We have the opportunity to change direction on health ...

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26 Jun
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Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Silent on Health Care

Floridians’ Health Care Costs Are Skyrocketing — and Both Republican Candidates Avoid Discussing Health Care on the Campaign Trail Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis have spent almost a year cheerleading Donald Trump’s sabotage of the ACA. Now, as Floridians’ rates are ...

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22 Jun
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Democrats of Indian River Support Next Generation Veterans’ Memorial

Next Generation Veterans Receive Support from Democrats of Indian River for Memorial Kim Lorimier, Chair of the Democrats of Indian River, presented Patrick Williamson, Vice President of the Next Generation Veterans organization, and veteran member Nicole Haagenson, with a check ...

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20 Jun
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DEC Member Fred Grumman Reminds Us that Hope Trumps Fear

Hope Trumps Fear I believe it was the science fiction immortal, Robert A. Heinlein who once wrote that there are two kinds of people, those who fear the future and those who embrace it with hope. At times, those who ...

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20 Jun
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President of Pelican Island Audubon Speaks Out on Blue Cypress Lake Crisis

Blue Cypress Lake, Indian River Lagoon Being Impaired by Human Waste There is a foul secret among some agriculture operations in Florida and it relates to what comes out of your toilet. “Biosolids” is the name for the sludge left ...

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17 Jun
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Democrats of Indian River Intern on the Campaign Trail

My Thoughts on the Campaign Trail On June 2nd, I had the pleasure of canvassing for the Nicole Haagenson campaign in Fellsmere, FL. Nicole is running for Florida District 54.  A group of community members, including myself, had the opportunity ...

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12 Jun
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Remembering the PULSE NIGHTCLUB Shooting Two Years Later

Florida Democrats Mark Two-Years Since Pulse Shooting Posted June 12, 2018 FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on the two-year anniversary of the Pulse shooting. “​Today we stand with the 49 victims, their families, survivors, and the entire ...

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05 Jun
0

Come Learn What Issues Are Being Voted on as Constitutional Amendments on November 6th

2018 Florida Constitutional Amendment Series Beginning in June, the Florida Young Democrats of Indian River are starting an informative Amendment Lecture Series for residents of Indian River County. With numerous constitutional amendments on the 2018 ballot, this series aims to ...

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05 Jun
0

Powerful Art Exhibit Sponsored by Florida Young Democrats of Indian River

Florida Young Dems Feature at RAW Space Art Walk On Friday, June 1st, the Florida Young Democrats of Indian River (FYDIR) presented a special exhibit at RAW Space gallery as part of Art Walk: themselves. Entitled Portraits of the Resistance, ...

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